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So you're from Perkinston, MS?

Fortunately for you, Perkinston, MS offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

So you want to attend college at home in Perkinston?

The city of Perkinston has only one college or university for local students such as yourself to attend, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Perkinston College and University Demographics

There are a total of 69 degree and certificate programs offered at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. You can choose to study in fields ranging from Construction Management to Engineering to Healthcare. Amongst students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, the most popular area of study is Liberal Arts.

Tuition

In-state tuition for students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $2,712 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $23,227,834 of the total $23,526,955 in financial aid received by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships.

Perkinston Student Demographics

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had an enrollment of 10,064 students in 2010. This is 5.8 of the total number of Mississippi college students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 62%. Approximately 23% of students eventually graduate.

Student Demographics

The ratio of female to male students enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 60 to 100. At Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, for every 100 college students, 100 students are over 24 years old. In 2009, 34 in 100 college students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority.

Perkinston Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was 543. Of these faculty members, 0% were female and 16% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had on average 24 students for every 1 faculty member.

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Perkinston, MS to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 3,700 $24,950 $25,000 -18.3%
2
Registered Nurses 2,550 $58,660 $67,720 0.0%
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,250 $29,650 $32,000 24.3%
4
General and Operations Managers 1,500 $84,360 $113,100 14.5%
5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,500 $33,330 $35,340 7.9%
6
Security Guards 1,470 $25,600 $26,870 -6.4%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,460 $35,860 $39,890 15.0%
8
Cooks, Restaurant 1,280 $23,440 $23,260 -22.0%
9
Office Clerks, General 1,260 $24,310 $28,240 -24.6%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,120 $44,970 $50,770 -5.1%
11
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,090 $24,940 $25,140 -12.8%
12
Cooks, Fast Food 1,070 $17,640 $18,540 -15.7%
13
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,050 $43,660 $54,330 -30.5%
14
Construction Laborers 720 $23,630 $33,590 12.5%
15
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 690 $33,970 $55,620 9.5%
16
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 630 $36,210 $41,360 -8.7%
17
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 580 $49,210 $62,260 56.8%
18
Carpenters 580 $34,240 $43,890 5.5%
19
Electricians 580 $41,390 $51,810 5.5%
20
Accountants and Auditors 510 $55,400 $68,960 30.8%
21
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 500 $21,560 $24,180 -5.7%
22
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 480 $33,090 $38,200 -26.2%
23
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 440 $38,990 $45,860 -25.4%
24
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 340 $35,810 $50,360 -29.2%
25
Financial Managers 320 $73,580 $116,970 23.1%
26
Billing and Posting Clerks 290 $29,860 $33,270 -6.5%
27
Lawyers 290 $122,730 $129,440 16.0%
28
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 290 $42,390 $54,880 -43.1%
29
Pharmacy Technicians 280 $27,360 $29,330 12.0%
30
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 270 $56,010 $60,160 35.0%
31
Medical and Health Services Managers 260 $100,440 $93,670 36.8%
32
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 260 $24,910 $29,200 23.8%
33
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 240 $33,080 $43,850 20.0%
34
Medical Assistants 240 $28,400 $29,760 26.3%
35
Construction Managers 220 $60,350 $94,240 46.7%
36
Civil Engineers 210 $73,380 $82,280 -25.0%
37
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 210 $36,460 $44,860
38
Administrative Services Managers 210 $61,890 $84,390 5.0%
39
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 210 $36,060 $37,900 10.5%
40
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 210 $53,420 $56,690 -19.2%
41
Loan Officers 200 $62,500 $65,900 -13.0%
42
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 200 $36,860 $49,640
43
Dental Assistants 190 $26,960 $34,140 26.7%
44
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 190 $44,250 $51,550 -9.5%
45
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 180 $45,790 $55,220 -30.8%
46
Food Service Managers 180 $47,520 $52,220 -47.1%
47
Respiratory Therapists 180 $43,700 $55,200
48
Instructional Coordinators 180 $74,930 $61,270 5.9%
49
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 170 $32,190 $35,010 -34.6%
50
Surgical Technologists 170 $33,350 $41,310 70.0%