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Schools Offering Advertising Programs in Mississippi


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Mississippi students graduate with degrees in advertising. In other words, every year an estimated 53 advertisers graduate from Mississippi's 4 advertising schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi with a advertising program is University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. 32 students graduated with a degree in advertising from University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. University of Southern Mississippi charged in-state students $5,452 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a advertising program is Mississippi College, which is located in Clinton. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Mississippi College advertising program. Students at Mississippi College paid $13,530 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a advertising program is Mississippi Valley State University. Mississippi Valley State University, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Itta Bena. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Mississippi Valley State University advertising program. Mississippi Valley State University charged in-state students $4,831 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Advertising schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $6,441 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $13,530 per year, or as little as $1,950 per year. In 2010, the advertising schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  1. Mississippi College - located in Clinton, students are charged $13,530 per year
  2. University of Southern Mississippi - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $5,452 per year
  3. Mississippi Valley State University - located in Itta Bena, students are charged $4,831 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi advertising schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
  2. Mississippi Valley State University - located in Itta Bena, students are charged $4,831 per year
  3. University of Southern Mississippi - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $5,452 per year

An advertising degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

The highest percentage of advertising graduates in Mississippi pursue careers as an advertiser. In 2010, there were 880 advertisers working in Mississippi. The following counties have the largest number of Mississippi advertisers:

  1. Copiah County - 240 advertisers
  2. Alcorn County - 200 advertisers
  3. Hancock County - 160 advertisers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of advertisers in the state of Mississippi will grow to 1,280. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, advertisers earn $38,420 per year. But, salaries for advertisers can vary. In 2010, advertisers made as little as less than $16,370 per year or as much as more than $75,080 per year in Mississippi. On average an advertiser earns the most in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. Alcorn County - $47,570 per year
  2. Copiah County - $44,630 per year
  3. Adams County - $35,830 per year

The following counties in Mississippi have the lowest average salaries for advertisers:

  1. Hancock County - $28,160 per year
  2. Attala County - $29,420 per year
  3. Forrest County - $29,760 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in advertising. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or small business.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Advertising in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Advertising in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,185 miles from location University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS 30.4339 56% 15,300
6,223 miles from location Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia MS 17.4796 n/a 8,211
6,244 miles from location Mississippi College Clinton MS 26.5242 44% 4,796
6,245 miles from location Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena MS 22.4426 23% 2,850
 

Curious what studying Advertising gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Mississippi

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Advertising Sales Agents + 880 $38,420 -11.1%
2
Advertising and Promotions Managers + 280 $62,530 -17.6%
3
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers + 280 $63,040 12.0%
4
Writers and Authors + 260 $47,760 -10.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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