Writing in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Writing Programs in Mississippi


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Mississippi receive writing degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 29 writers graduate from Mississippi's 5 writing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a writing 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, 9 students graduated from University of Mississippi Main Campus' writing program. The tuition rate at University of Mississippi Main Campus was $5,436 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a writing program is Belhaven University. Belhaven University, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Jackson. In 2010, Belhaven University graduated 5 students from its writing program. Tuition at Belhaven University was $17,700 per year.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi with a writing program is Jackson State University, which is located in Jackson. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. In 2010, Jackson State University graduated 6 students from its writing programs. The tuition rate at Jackson State University was $5,050 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Mississippi's writing schools ranges from $17,700 per year to $2,100 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,023 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi writing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Belhaven University - located in Jackson, students are charged $17,700 per year
  2. University of Mississippi Main Campus - located in University, students are charged $5,436 per year
  3. Jackson State University - located in Jackson, students are charged $5,050 per year

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

  1. Copiah-Lincoln Community College - located in Wesson, students are charged $2,100 per year
  2. Mississippi Valley State University - located in Itta Bena, students are charged $4,831 per year
  3. Jackson State University - located in Jackson, students are charged $5,050 per year

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

Most people who graduate from writing school in Mississippi go on to work as a writer. 260 writers were working in Mississippi in 2010. The largest populations of Mississippi writers are working in the following counties:

  1. Copiah County - 80 writers
  2. Alcorn County - 50 writers
  3. Hancock County - 40 writers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of writers is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,160 writers working in the Mississippi then.

Salary

On average, a writer earns a salary of $47,760 per year in Mississippi state. In 2010, however, some Mississippi writers earned as little as less than $18,540 per year or as much as more than $76,440 per year. The following counties in Mississippi have the highest average salaries for writers:

  1. Alcorn County - $54,130 per year
  2. Hancock County - $41,990 per year
  3. Copiah County - $39,470 per year

On average, writers earns the least in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. Copiah County - $39,470 per year
  2. Hancock County - $41,990 per year
  3. Alcorn County - $54,130 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi statistics regarding a career in writing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as writing or communications.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Writing in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Writing in Mississippi

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,198 miles from location University of Mississippi Main Campus University MS 33.9448 38% 15,932
6,237 miles from location Jackson State University Jackson MS 27.7583 20% 8,783
6,248 miles from location Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson MS 19.2783 n/a 3,740
6,235 miles from location Belhaven University Jackson MS 28.6922 87% 2,883
6,245 miles from location Mississippi Valley State University Itta Bena MS 22.4426 23% 2,850
 

Curious what studying Writing 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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Writers and Authors + 260 $47,760 -10.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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