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Economics Schools in Mississippi

59 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Economics is the 11th most popular major in the state out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 43
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 30.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 47.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.9%
  • Other Races: 1.7%
Economics Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 3,780 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Economics Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $75,450. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 87% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Ole Miss will pay a net price of $13,857.

#2

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
716 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. An average student at Tougaloo will pay a net price of $14,262.

#3

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,830. It takes the average student 4.56 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,126. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

#5

Millsaps College

Jackson
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
820 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $23,390. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,832 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,489. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
625 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Economics Careers in MS

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 19% $40,080
Managers 6% $72,130
Economics Professors 0% $99,000
Economists 0% $65,410

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