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Elementary Education Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 933 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in MS.

In terms of popularity, Elementary Education is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 50 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Mississippi

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 627
Associate’s Degree 226
Master’s Degree 79
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 11.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 82.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Elementary Education Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Mississippi

13,390 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $43,860, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Mississippi that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,857.

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

The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Southern Miss. 98% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Mississippi State University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Mississippi State will pay a net price of $16,830.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,751 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,100 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,677.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,040 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 46% of the teachers are full time. The 7.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,733 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,192. 53% of the teachers are full time.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

53% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,529 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. A typical student attending Holmes Community College will pay a net price of $4,332.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,113 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Graduates earn an average $21,300 after graduation.

Elementary Education Careers in MS

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 8% $43,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Secondary Education 195
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 123
Teacher Education 29
Early Childhood Education 20
Middle School Education & Teaching 16
Teacher Development & Methodology 1

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