Meridian has a total population of 39,968 and a student population of 3,997. Of these students, 3,949 are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
Of the 1 management schools in Meridian, the largest management school, by student population, is Meridian Community College. In 2010, Meridian Community College graduated approximately 5 students from its management program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a management degree in Meridian. If you decide to attend one of Meridian's management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,705 per year in instate tuition and $11,085 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for management related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Meridian-based management schools, you will have an added expense of $3,850 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,280.
If you decide to work as a manager in Meridian, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 managers in Mississippi were working in the greater Meridian area. The number of managers in Meridian is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a manager in Meridian is $32,240 per year, which is lower than the average for managers state-wide.
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