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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Mississippi

Around 2.9% of Mississippi's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,071 nurses graduate from Mississippi's 21 BSN schools.

Top Schools

Pearl River Community College, which is located in Poplarville, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. 113 students graduated with a degree in BSN from Pearl River Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Pearl River Community College was $2,180 per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a BSN program is University of Southern Mississippi, which is located in Hattiesburg. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, University of Southern Mississippi graduated 225 students from its BSN program. The tuition rate at University of Southern Mississippi was $5,452 per year.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi with a BSN program is Delta State University, which is located in Cleveland. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, 19 students graduated from Delta State University BSN program. Tuition at Delta State University was $4,851 per year.


Tuition at Mississippi's BSN schools ranges from $13,530 per year to $1,680 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,491 per year. In 2010, the BSN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Mississippi were:

  1. Mississippi College - located in Clinton, students are charged $13,530 per year
  2. William Carey University - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $10,350 per year
  3. University of Southern Mississippi - located in Hattiesburg, students are charged $5,452 per year

The following Mississippi BSN 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 BSN degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

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

  1. Copiah County - 8,000 nurses
  2. Alcorn County - 5,220 nurses
  3. Clarke County - 3,070 nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurses in Mississippi will grow by 23%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 37,740 nurses working in Mississippi.


nurses in Mississippi make an average of $57,940 per year. But, salaries for nurse can vary. In 2010, nurse made as little as less than $34,110 per year or as much as more than $85,860 per year in Mississippi. Nurses in the following Mississippi counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Copiah County - $60,780 per year
  2. Hancock County - $58,660 per year
  3. George County - $58,660 per year

The following counties in Mississippi have the lowest average salaries for nurse:

  1. Clarke County - $53,900 per year
  2. Forrest County - $54,670 per year
  3. Alcorn County - $56,290 per year

On average, the highest paid nurses in Mississippi were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $57,940 per year

On average, the lowest paid nurses in Mississippi were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $57,940 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Mississippi
  • Certificate in Nursing in Mississippi

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 28,200 $57,940 8.6%

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