English in Mississippi

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Schools Offering English Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Mississippi receive English degrees every year. Thus, Mississippi's 18 English schools put out approximately 412 english professionals each year.

Top Schools

Mississippi State University, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a English program. It is located in Mississippi State. 44 students graduated with a degree in English from Mississippi State University in 2010. Tuition at Mississippi State University was $5,461 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a English program is University of Mississippi Main Campus. University of Mississippi Main Campus, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in University. In 2010, University of Mississippi Main Campus graduated 111 students from its English program. The tuition rate at University of Mississippi Main Campus was $5,436 per year.

University of Southern Mississippi, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a English program. It is located in Hattiesburg. 89 students graduated with degree in English from University of Southern Mississippi in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Southern Mississippi was $5,452 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Mississippi's English schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,917 per year, though tuition can range from $27,812 per year to $2,060 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi English schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Millsaps College - located in Jackson, students are charged $27,812 per year
  2. Belhaven University - located in Jackson, students are charged $17,700 per year
  3. Mississippi College - located in Clinton, students are charged $13,530 per year

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

  1. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College - located in Wesson, students are charged $2,100 per year
  3. Northeast Mississippi Community College - located in Booneville, students are charged $2,130 per year

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

In Mississippi, the largest numbers of english professional work in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 550 english professionals
  2. Alcorn County - 180 english professionals
  3. Attala County - 140 english professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of english professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,790 english professionals working in Mississippi then. Of these 2,790 english professionals, the government predicts that 1,160 will be creative writers, 240 will be technical writers, and 1,390 will be literacy teachers.

Salary

english professionals in Mississippi earn $42,023 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. English professional in Mississippi had varying salaries from $15,790 to $76,440 per year in 2010. On average english professional earn the most in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. Alcorn County - $46,090 per year
  2. Hancock County - $39,895 per year
  3. George County - $39,710 per year

English professionals in the following counties in Mississippi make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Clarke County - $27,810 per year
  2. Adams County - $33,860 per year
  3. Attala County - $35,790 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Mississippi were:

  1. Creative Writer - $47,760 per year
  2. Technical Writer - $42,380 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $35,930 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Mississippi were:

  1. Technical Writer - $42,380 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $35,930 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in English and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as language or creative writing.

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

  • Associate's Degree in English in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in English in Mississippi
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,155 miles from location Mississippi State University Mississippi State MS 35.5573 38% 18,601
6,198 miles from location University of Mississippi Main Campus University MS 33.9448 38% 15,932
6,185 miles from location University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS 30.4339 56% 15,300
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,237 miles from location Jackson State University Jackson MS 27.7583 20% 8,783
6,244 miles from location Mississippi College Clinton MS 26.5242 44% 4,796
6,208 miles from location Delta State University Cleveland MS 29.6627 80% 4,031
6,248 miles from location Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson MS 19.2783 n/a 3,740
6,143 miles from location Northeast Mississippi Community College Booneville MS 17.6045 n/a 3,633
6,292 miles from location Alcorn State University Lorman MS 24.4923 36% 3,334
6,183 miles from location William Carey University Hattiesburg MS 23.6782 32% 3,248
6,235 miles from location Belhaven University Jackson MS 28.6922 87% 2,883
6,245 miles from location Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena MS 22.4426 23% 2,850
6,134 miles from location Mississippi University for Women Columbus MS 24.8382 38% 2,476
6,235 miles from location Millsaps College Jackson MS 29.4926 29% 1,117
6,194 miles from location Rust College Holly Springs MS 13.9484 27% 1,072
6,234 miles from location Tougaloo College Tougaloo MS 22.0305 21% 939
6,170 miles from location Blue Mountain College Blue Mountain MS 20.2263 n/a 505
 

Curious what studying English 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
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 990 $35,930 2.1%
2
Writers and Authors + 260 $47,760 -10.3%
3
Technical Writers + 90 $42,380 -10.0%
 

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