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General Education Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 261 students earned their Education degrees in MS.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 139 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Mississippi

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 92
Post-Master’s Certificate 88
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 88
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 81
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 81
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 81

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 42.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 50.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
General Education Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Mississippi

There are 510 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for General Education Jobs in Mississippi

Education grads earn an average of $63,490 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Mississippi that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,205 Total Students

The 9.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,857. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,250 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,492. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

#4

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
21,974 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,830. 86% of the teachers are full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,509 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,715 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,914. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,711 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 67% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

General Education Careers in MS

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Education Professors 12% $58,810

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to education.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Educational Administration 709
Teacher Education Grade Specific 302
Special Education 241
Teacher Education Subject Specific 166
Student Counseling 165
Curriculum & Instruction 145
Instructional Media Design 17
Other Education 2

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