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Engineering Schools in Jackson, Mississippi

Engineering Schools in Jackson, MS

There are 2 engineering schools in Jackson, Mississippi. With an overall population of 184,256 and a student population of 16,993, approximately 11,195 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer engineering programs.

Jackson State University is the largest engineering school in Jackson, based on student population. In 2010, Jackson State University graduated approximately 21 students from its engineering program.

In 2010, 43 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Jackson's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,127 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jackson engineering schools was an average of $23,851 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $2,100 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,196 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,634.

Engineering Salaries and Career Outlook in Jackson

Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jackson, your job prospects are good. There were 2,070 engineers working in Mississippi and 580 working in the greater Jackson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of engineers is expected to increase by 19% in Jackson. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Jackson is $67,300 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Engineering Degree in Jackson
  • Associates Degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • Engineering Classes
  • Engineering Courses
  • Engineering Training

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  1. 1Jackson State UniversityJackson State University

    Address:
    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of Mississippi Medical CenterUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center

    Address:
    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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