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# Mississippi Trade Schools

Mississippi ranked #29 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2021. Around 10,423 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $6,617 per year to get their degree at a college in Mississippi, while out of state students will pay an average of $9,152 per year.

About 55% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,496 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in Mississippi

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There are 11,181 students at Hinds Community College in total, 5,704 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

46% of Hinds Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,063 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hinds Community College is $23,615.

The total student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 8,677, which includes 5,126 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

27% of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,789 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,764 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 844 full-time undergraduates at Delta Technical College, and 870 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

91% of Delta Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,106 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,129 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Northwest Mississippi Community College is 7,092, which includes 4,191 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,590 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,664 during the early-career years.

There are 5,065 students at Pearl River Community College in total, 3,799 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 25% of students at Pearl River Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,352 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,695 during the early-career years.

There are 3,071 full-time undergraduates at Jones County Junior College, and 4,535 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

13% of Jones County Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,515 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jones County Junior College is $26,152.

The total student population at Holmes Community College is 5,409, which includes 3,304 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

19% of Holmes Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,559 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,423 during the early-career years.

There are 2,299 full-time undergraduates at EMCC, and 3,392 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at EMCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,483 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from EMCC is $25,112.

The total student population at Itawamba Community College is 4,696, which includes 3,127 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

12% of ICC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,727 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ICC is $26,285.

There are 3,003 students at MCC in total, 1,864 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

8% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,961 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $23,796.

The total student population at Concorde Career College - Southaven is 394, which includes 394 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 6% of accepted students are men, and 94% are women.

Roughly 78% of students at Concorde Career College - Southaven take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,646 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concorde Career College - Southaven is $26,035.

The total student population at Northeast Mississippi Community College is 3,243, which includes 2,488 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

22% of Northeast Mississippi Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,623 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northeast Mississippi Community College is $26,057.

There are 1,925 full-time undergraduates at Copiah-Lincoln Community College, and 2,907 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

21% of Copiah-Lincoln Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,127 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,665 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,448 full-time undergraduates at Mississippi Delta Community College, and 2,096 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi Delta Community College is $22,054.

The total student population at University of Southern Mississippi is 14,606, of which 11,451 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,644 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

61% of Southern Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,907 a year. Southern Miss has a 7.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,869 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Coahoma Community College is 1,612, which includes 1,250 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students who graduate from Coahoma Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,193 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,508 full-time undergraduates at SMCC, and 1,888 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Students who graduate from SMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,072 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Mississippi is 21,014, of which 16,179 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,839 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

40% of Ole Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,181 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Ole Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,763 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 303 students at Blue Cliff College - Gulfport in total, 303 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 93% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,575 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Blue Cliff College - Gulfport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,438 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at East Central Community College is 2,388, which includes 1,643 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,006 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,208 during the early-career years.

There are 18,803 undergraduates at Mississippi State, of which 17,089 are full-time, and there are 22,986 students altogether. It takes the average Mississippi State undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Mississippi State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,327 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Mississippi State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,538 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 80 students at Mississippi Institute in total, 80 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 57% of students at Mississippi Institute take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,515 a year. Mississippi Institute has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,541 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Magnolia College of Cosmetology is 42, which includes 42 full-time undergraduates. Magnolia College of Cosmetology has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 92% of students at Magnolia College of Cosmetology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,132 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,420 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Jackson State University is 6,921, of which 4,668 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,171 are full-time. It takes the average Jackson State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,768 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,441 during the early-career years.

There are 115 students at Chris Beauty College in total, 115 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Chris Beauty College. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chris Beauty College is $16,200.

## Other Mississippi Trade Schools

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Institute of Health & Technology | 37 |

27 | Corinth Academy of Cosmetology | 35 |

28 | Unlimited Cosmetology School | 33 |

28 | Traxlers School of Hair | 33 |

30 | Academy of Hair Design - Jackson | 31 |

31 | Belhaven University | 28 |

32 | KC’s School of Hair Design | 23 |

33 | Delta State University | 21 |

34 | The Academy of Hair Design Six | 20 |

35 | Academy of Hair Design - Grenada | 17 |

35 | Academy of Hair Design - Pearl | 17 |

37 | Fosters Cosmetology College | 16 |

37 | Mississippi Valley State University | 16 |

39 | Mississippi University for Women | 15 |

40 | Vaughn Beauty College | 14 |

40 | Mississippi College of Beauty Culture | 14 |

42 | Goshen School of Cosmetology | 11 |

43 | William Carey University | 8 |

44 | Alcorn State University | 3 |

45 | Delta Beauty College | 1 |

45 | Blue Mountain College | 1 |

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