Visual Communications in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Visual Communications Programs in Mississippi


Around 0.2% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from visual communications degree programs every year. That means an estimated 147 visual communications professionals graduate from Mississippi's 12 visual communications schools each year.

Top Schools

Mississippi State University, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a visual communications program. It is located in Mississippi State. 57 students graduated with a degree in visual communications from Mississippi State University in 2010. Mississippi State University charged in-state students $5,461 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a visual communications program is University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, 23 students graduated from University of Southern Mississippi visual communications program. Students at University of Southern Mississippi paid $5,452 per year in tuition fees.

Delta State University, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a visual communications program. It is located in Cleveland. In 2010, Delta State University graduated 24 students from its visual communications programs. Tuition at Delta State University was $4,851 per year.

Cost

Visual communications schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $6,548 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,048 per year, or as little as $1,680 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Mississippi visual communications schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute - located in Madison, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. Antonelli College - located in Jackson, students are charged $14,850 per year
  3. Tougaloo College - located in Tougaloo, students are charged $9,718 per year

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

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. Northwest Mississippi Community College - located in Senatobia, students are charged $1,950 per year
  3. Coahoma Community College - located in Clarksdale, students are charged $2,040 per year

A visual communications degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

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

  1. Copiah County - 270 visual communications professionals
  2. Alcorn County - 170 visual communications professionals
  3. Clarke County - 120 visual communications professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of visual communications professionals in Mississippi will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,090 visual communications professionals working in Mississippi. The greatest growth for visual communications professional is predicted to be amongst Graphic Designers, who are expected to increase by 13% by 2018.

Salary

visual communications professionals in Mississippi make an average of $29,620 per year. But, salaries for visual communications professional can vary. In 2010, visual communications professional 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 visual communications professionals are:

  1. Hancock County - $43,200 per year
  2. Copiah County - $34,720 per year
  3. Alcorn County - $31,760 per year

On average, visual communications professionals earn the least in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. Adams County - $24,070 per year
  2. Attala County - $27,050 per year
  3. Clarke County - $27,440 per year

On average, the highest paid visual communications professionals in Mississippi were:

  1. Graphic Designer - $34,320 per year
  2. Audio Visual Technician - $28,430 per year
  3. Video Editor - $26,110 per year

The visual communications professionals with lowest average salaries in Mississippi were:

  1. Audio Visual Technician - $28,430 per year
  2. Video Editor - $26,110 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in visual communications. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as visual communications or art.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Visual Communications in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications 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
6,185 miles from location University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg MS 30.4339 56% 15,300
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
6,208 miles from location Delta State University Cleveland MS 29.6627 80% 4,031
6,245 miles from location Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena MS 22.4426 23% 2,850
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
6,234 miles from location Tougaloo College Tougaloo MS 22.0305 21% 939
6,232 miles from location Antonelli College Jackson MS 16.1027 n/a 394
6,232 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Madison MS n/a n/a 195
 

Curious what studying Visual Communications 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
Graphic Designers + 720 $34,320 18.0%
2
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 170 $28,430 -60.5%
3
Film and Video Editors + 40 $26,110
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are visual communications related jobs in Mississippi