Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 81.8%49
Bachelor's degree: 20.3%50
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 9,77941
Net international migrants-26,77835
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area49.3%
% in nonmetropolitan area50.7%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $2,526
Public 4-year: $6,861
Median Income
Family of 4: $57,024
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 4.4%
Public 4-year: 12.0%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 37.1%
Asian/Pacific: 1.0%
Hispanic: 2.9%
Native American: 0.5%
White: 57.5%
Other/Multiple: 1.0%
Total Minority: 41.5%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $105.16
National Rank: 37
% change 2004-05:3.6
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 52
% Change: 0.1%

Member Institutions in Mississippi


 Number of Colleges

Public: 15
Independent: 0
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 67,390
Fall 2004: 75,208
Full-year 2003/2004: 106,355
% of population served:

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 38.5%
Female: 61.5%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 73.2%
Part-time: 26.8%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 40.0%
Asian/Pacific: 0.9%
Hispanic: 1.2%
Native American: 0.5%
White: 53.9%
Other: 3.5%
Total Minority:42.6%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 13.7%1.0%
18 to 21: 28.3%62.9%
22 to 29: 28.7%20.9%
30 to 39: 15.0%8.9%
40 and older: 14.3%6.2%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $64,895
Public 4-year: $79,078
Independent 2-year:
Independent 4-year: $58,598

 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: $354.36
Community colleges: $198.16
% to community colleges: 55.9%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $30.36

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $230,551,516
Local: $63,052,987
Total: $293,604,503

 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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