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Math in Mississippi

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Schools Offering Math Programs in Mississippi

Each year, roughly 0.2% of Mississippi students graduate with degrees in math. Thus, Mississippi's 22 math schools put out approximately 122 math professionals each year.

Top Schools

Mississippi State University, which is located in Mississippi State, is the top-ranked school in Mississippi that has a math program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Mississippi State University graduated 25 students from its math program. Mississippi State University charged in-state students $5,461 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Mississippi with a math program is University of Mississippi Main Campus, which is located in University. In 2010, it was ranked 66th nationwide. In 2010, University of Mississippi Main Campus graduated 30 students from its math program. Tuition at University of Mississippi Main Campus was $5,436 per year.

The third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a math program is University of Southern Mississippi. University of Southern Mississippi, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Hattiesburg. In 2010, 16 students graduated from University of Southern Mississippi math program. Students at University of Southern Mississippi paid $5,452 per year in tuition fees.


Math schools in Mississippi, charge students an average tuition of $6,483 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,812 per year, or as little as $1,680 per year. In 2010, the following Mississippi math schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Mississippi math schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 math degree from a Mississippi school... what next?

The Mississippi counties with the largest populations of math professional are:

  1. Copiah County - 210 math professionals
  2. Alcorn County - 90 math professionals
  3. Clarke County - 70 math professionals


math professionals in Mississippi earn $68,627 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Mississippi math professional earned as little as less than $31,290 per year or as much as more than $161,370 per year. The following counties in Mississippi have the highest average salaries for math professionals:

  1. Alcorn County - $71,900 per year
  2. Copiah County - $71,005 per year
  3. Attala County - $54,310 per year

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

  1. Clarke County - $52,650 per year
  2. Attala County - $54,310 per year
  3. Copiah County - $71,005 per year

On average, the highest paid math professionals in Mississippi were:

  1. Actuary - $88,370 per year
  2. Statistician - $61,190 per year
  3. Mathematics Professor - $56,320 per year

The math professionals with lowest average salaries in Mississippi were:

  1. Statistician - $61,190 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $56,320 per year

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For more data regarding a career in math in Mississippi and to compare salaries with various related fields such as accounting or physics, 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 Math in Mississippi
  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Mississippi
  • Master's Degree in Math in Mississippi
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in Mississippi

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 470 $56,320 2.2%
Actuaries 40 $88,370
Statisticians 40 $61,190

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