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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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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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