Psychology in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Mississippi


Each year, roughly 1.3% of Mississippi students graduate with degrees in psychology. Thus, Mississippi's 21 psychology schools put out approximately 896 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi with a psychology program is Mississippi State University, which is located in Mississippi State. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. 160 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Mississippi State University in 2010. Mississippi State University charged in-state students $5,461 in tuition fees per year.

University of Mississippi Main Campus, which is located in University, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 66th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Mississippi Main Campus graduated 152 students from its psychology program. University of Mississippi Main Campus charged in-state students $5,436 in tuition fees per year.

University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Southern Mississippi graduated 199 students from its psychology programs. The tuition rate at University of Southern Mississippi was $5,452 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Mississippi's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,650 per year, though tuition can range from $27,812 per year to $1,680 per year. In 2010, the psychology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  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 following Mississippi psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Holmes Community College - located in Goodman, students are charged $1,938 per year
  3. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year

A psychology degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

The largest populations of Mississippi psychology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 210 psychology professionals
  2. Hancock County - 150 psychology professionals
  3. Alcorn County - 150 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of psychology professionals in the state of Mississippi will grow to 1,300. This would require a 8% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn a salary of $56,885 per year in Mississippi state. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $24,270 per year or as much as more than $71,100 per year in Mississippi. The counties in Mississippi with the highest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Adams County - $50,870 per year
  2. Clarke County - $48,690 per year
  3. Copiah County - $48,220 per year

The Mississippi counties with the lowest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Attala County - $36,340 per year
  2. George County - $38,420 per year
  3. Alcorn County - $43,820 per year

The psychology professionals with highest average salaries in Mississippi were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $68,770 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $45,000 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Mississippi were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $68,770 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $45,000 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Mississippi and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Mississippi
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology 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
6,223 miles from location Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia MS 17.4796 n/a 8,211
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,220 miles from location Holmes Community College Goodman MS 18.8771 n/a 6,466
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
6,173 miles from location East Central Community College Decatur MS 20.4454 n/a 2,639
6,258 miles from location Coahoma Community College Clarksdale MS 17.9142 n/a 2,565
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
6,234 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 Psychology 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 860 $45,000 56.4%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 40 $68,770
 

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