Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 77.3%48
Bachelor's degree: 18.9%48
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 24,76825
Net international migrants9,77542
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area43.7%
% in nonmetropolitan area56.3%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $1,510
Public 4-year: $3,986
Median Income
Family of 4: $49,893
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 3.0%
Public 4-year: 8.0%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 37.1%
Asian/Pacific: 0.4%
Hispanic: 1.5%
Native American: 0.2%
White: 60.2%
Other/Multiple: 0.6%
Total Minority: 39.8%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $80.20
National Rank: 45
% change 2004-05:1.2
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 700
% Change: 1.2%

Member Institutions in Mississippi


 Number of Colleges

Public: 15
Independent: 0
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 58,701
Fall 2004: 67,390
Full-year 2003/2004: 96,731
% of population served: 4.5%

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 36.5%
Female: 63.5%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 71.0%
Part-time: 29.0%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 37.8%
Asian/Pacific: 0.6%
Hispanic: 0.7%
Native American: 0.7%
White: 57.1%
Other: 3.1%
Total Minority:39.8%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 4.4%4.6%
18 to 21: 24.1%59.5%
22 to 29: 32.8%20.7%
30 to 39: 22.2%9.9%
40 and older: 16.4%5.4%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $42,591
Public 4-year: $53,922
Independent 2-year:
Independent 4-year: $44,974

 Full Time Employees

#% newly hired
Faculty: 3,3307.4%
Executive/management: 4554.2%
Other Professionals: 2,0578.2%
Other staff: 3,47410.0%

 Financial Aid

Pell Grants (in millions)
State total: $196.07
Community colleges: $71.34
% to community colleges: 36.4%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $21.54

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $789,648
Local: $44,701
Total: $834,349

 Highest Paying Occupations

Occupation
Median Salary
Commercial Pilots$67,000
Computer Specialists, All Other$59,200
Nuclear Medicine Technologists$58,800
Forensic Science Technicians$58,200
Radiation Therapists$55,700

 Fastest Growing Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors4,9506,95040.4%
Occupational therapist assistants50067034.0%
Physical therapist assistants1,9502,60033.3%
Medical records and health information technicians4,8206,34031.5%
Respiratory therapists3,2104,16029.6%

 Fastest Declining Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Radio mechanics180130-27.8%
Prepress technicians and workers2,7902,330-16.5%
Travel agents3,4103,140-7.9%
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