Graphic Design in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Graphic Design Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Mississippi receive graphic design degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 56 graphic designers graduate from Mississippi's 5 graphic design schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi with a graphic design program is Mississippi College, which is located in Clinton. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. 9 students graduated with a degree in graphic design from Mississippi College in 2010. The tuition rate at Mississippi College was $13,530 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a graphic design program is Hinds Community College, which is located in Raymond. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. 26 students graduated with degree in graphic design from Hinds Community College in 2010. Students at Hinds Community College paid $2,060 per year in tuition fees.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a graphic design program. It is located in Perkinston. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College graphic design program. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College charged in-state students $2,712 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Graphic design schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $4,496 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $13,530 per year, or as little as $1,950 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi graphic design schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mississippi College - located in Clinton, students are charged $13,530 per year
  2. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - located in Perkinston, students are charged $2,712 per year
  3. Meridian Community College - located in Meridian, students are charged $2,230 per year

The graphic design schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  1. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
  2. Hinds Community College - located in Raymond, students are charged $2,060 per year
  3. Meridian Community College - located in Meridian, students are charged $2,230 per year

A graphic design degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

The highest percentage of graphic design graduates in Mississippi pursue careers as a graphic designer. Mississippi had 720 graphic designers in 2010. The Mississippi counties with the largest populations of graphic designers are:

  1. Copiah County - 220 graphic designers
  2. Alcorn County - 170 graphic designers
  3. Clarke County - 80 graphic designers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of graphic designers is expected to grow by 13% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,380 graphic designers working in the Mississippi then.

Salary

On average, graphic designers earn $34,320 per year. But, salaries for graphic designers can vary. In 2010, graphic designers made as little as less than $16,240 per year or as much as more than $68,390 per year in Mississippi. The counties in Mississippi with the highest average salary for a graphic designer are:

  1. Hancock County - $43,200 per year
  2. Copiah County - $38,200 per year
  3. Alcorn County - $31,760 per year

On average, graphic designers earns the least in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. Adams County - $24,070 per year
  2. Attala County - $27,050 per year
  3. Clarke County - $31,030 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in graphic design. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or graphic design.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in Mississippi
  • Certificate in Graphic Design in Mississippi

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,174 miles from location Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston MS 18.5666 n/a 10,064
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
6,151 miles from location Meridian Community College Meridian MS 17.2041 n/a 3,949
 

Curious what studying Graphic Design 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)
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Graphic Designers + 720 $34,320 18.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are graphic design related jobs in Mississippi