# Mississippi Trade Schools

Mississippi ranked #29 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 10,031 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 $6,138 per year to get their degree at a college in Mississippi, while out of state students will pay an average of $8,623 per year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,646 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in Mississippi

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The total student population at Hinds Community College is 12,521, which includes 6,925 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 46% of students at Hinds Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,946 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is 8,950, which includes 5,756 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

32% of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,487 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is $22,100.

The total student population at Delta Technical College is 688, which includes 663 full-time undergraduates. Delta Technical College has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 97% of students at Delta Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,475 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,400 during the early-career years.

There are 4,652 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, and 7,618 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at NWCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,282 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NWCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,278 full-time undergraduates at Jones County Junior College, and 4,496 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,982 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Jones County Junior College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,836 students at Pearl River Community College in total, 3,640 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at Pearl River Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,074 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pearl River Community College is $22,500.

The total student population at Holmes Community College is 5,678, which includes 3,527 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

30% of Holmes Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,444 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Holmes Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,494 students at MCC in total, 2,374 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,358 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,000 students at EMCC in total, 2,360 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,257 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from EMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 542 full-time undergraduates at Delta Tech - Ridgeland, and 582 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 96% of students at Delta Tech - Ridgeland take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,951 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Delta Tech - Ridgeland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Itawamba Community College is 4,930, which includes 3,270 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

18% of ICC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,627 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Concorde Career College - Southaven is 345, which includes 345 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 5% are men and 95% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,138 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

There are 2,679 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Mississippi Community College, and 3,512 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

23% of Northeast Mississippi Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,079 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% 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 $23,500.

There are 1,361 full-time undergraduates at Coahoma Community College, and 1,895 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Students who graduate from Coahoma Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 3,094, which includes 2,087 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,476 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Copiah-Lincoln Community College is $21,300.

There are 2,373 students at Mississippi Delta Community College in total, 1,731 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students who graduate from Mississippi Delta Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 324 students at Blue Cliff College - Gulfport in total, 324 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,102 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Blue Cliff College - Gulfport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,025 students at SMCC in total, 1,602 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SMCC is $21,600.

The total student population at University of Southern Mississippi is 14,509, of which 11,920 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,846 are full-time. It takes the average Southern Miss undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

68% of Southern Miss students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,738 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Southern Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at East Central Community College is 2,603, which includes 1,785 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at East Central Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,248 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from East Central Community College is $23,100.

The total student population at Mississippi State University is 21,974, of which 18,490 students are undergraduates and of those, 16,839 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mississippi State is 4.6 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 52% of students at Mississippi State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,297 a year. Mississippi State has a 7.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mississippi State is $33,400.

There are 43 students at Magnolia College of Cosmetology in total, 43 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 82% of students at Magnolia College of Cosmetology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,393 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%.

Students who graduate from Magnolia College of Cosmetology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,250 students at Jackson State in total, 5,331 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,840 are full-time. For undergraduates at Jackson State, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

57% of Jackson State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,782 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Jackson State is $25,100.

There are 22,456 students at Ole Miss in total, 18,007 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 16,636 are full-time. For undergraduates at Ole Miss, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,672 a year. Ole Miss has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ole Miss with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 139 full-time undergraduates at Institute of Health & Technology, and 139 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 61% of students at Institute of Health & Technology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,132 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

## Other Mississippi Trade Schools

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Mississippi Institute of Aesthetics Nails & Cosmetology | 59 |

27 | Chris Beauty College | 58 |

28 | Corinth Academy of Cosmetology | 41 |

29 | Belhaven University | 30 |

30 | Academy of Hair Design - Jackson | 28 |

31 | Traxlers School of Hair | 27 |

31 | The Academy of Hair Design Six | 27 |

33 | KC’s School of Hair Design | 26 |

34 | Mississippi College of Beauty Culture | 25 |

34 | Academy of Hair Design - Pearl | 25 |

36 | Goshen School of Cosmetology | 23 |

37 | Delta State University | 22 |

38 | Mississippi University for Women | 20 |

39 | Academy of Hair Design - Grenada | 19 |

40 | Mississippi Valley State University | 13 |

41 | Unlimited Cosmetology School | 10 |

42 | Vaughn Beauty College | 9 |

43 | William Carey University | 8 |

43 | Fosters Cosmetology College | 8 |

45 | Delta Beauty College | 4 |

46 | Alcorn State University | 1 |

47 | Blue Mountain College | 0 |

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