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Accounting Schools in Mississippi

There are 18 Mississippi schools offering accounting programs. 832 students graduated from programs at Mississippi accounting schools in 2010. 507 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 188 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 766 students graduate from accounting programs in Mississippi per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Specifically, 137 students graduated with an associate's level accounting degree, 507 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 188 with a degree at the master's level.

18 accounting schools are located in this state. Out of these, four schools are private, while 14 schools are public. While tuition at a public accounting school varies from $4,644 to $5,461, tuition at a private accounting school varies from $13,530 to $27,812.

Average tuition for programs in accounting is $8,022. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,644 every year, is at Mississippi University for Women, the highest tuition for accounting programs, which is $27,812 each year, is at Millsaps College.

Mississippi schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in accounting.

Accounting Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

On average, 766 students graduate from accounting programs in Mississippi per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Specifically, 137 students graduated with an associate's level accounting degree, 507 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 188 with a degree at the master's level.

Accounting Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 116
  • Associate 2007: 144
  • Associate 2008: 134
  • Associate 2009: 141
  • Associate 2010: 137
  • Bachelor 2006: 445
  • Bachelor 2007: 455
  • Bachelor 2008: 426
  • Bachelor 2009: 430
  • Bachelor 2010: 507
  • Master 2006: 94
  • Master 2007: 127
  • Master 2008: 135
  • Master 2009: 148
  • Master 2010: 188
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Accounting Program Availability in Mississippi

Schools in this state offer a total of 30 programs in accounting. Of these programs, about 36.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Accounting Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30500
  • 25th Percentile: 39290
  • Median: 49630
  • 75th Percentile: 65050
  • 90th Percentile: 86810

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45850
  • Median Salary 2007: 45950
  • Median Salary 2008: 47550
  • Median Salary 2009: 48260
  • Median Salary 2010: 49630
  • Total Employed 2006: 4470
  • Total Employed 2007: 4150
  • Total Employed 2008: 4100
  • Total Employed 2009: 4340
  • Total Employed 2010: 4710

Mississippi vs National Accounting Employment

Mississippi vs National Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.439% (4710)

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1. Millsaps College

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210-0001
(601) 974-1000

Millsaps College, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jackson, MS. This school offers two accounting programs. Of those, this school offers one bachelor's level accounting degree to students and one accounting degree at the master's level. Overall, 1,060 students seek degrees in 31 Millsaps programs.

2. Mississippi Valley State University

14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
(662) 254-9041

Mississippi Valley State University offers one accounting program and this school is located in Itta Bena, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 2,636 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this public school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting.

3. Belhaven University

1500 Peachtree St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 968-5940

Belhaven University, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Jackson, MS. This school offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, this school offers one certificate in accounting to students and one bachelor's level degree in accounting. Overall, 3,099 students seek degrees in 39 programs at this school. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in accounting.

4. Strayer University - Mississippi

460 Briarwood Dr
Jackson, MS 39206
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Mississippi is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jackson, MS. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as healthcare administration, educational leadership, and liberal arts. It offers four certificates, eight degrees at the associates level, six degrees at the bachelors level, and six degrees at the masters level to students. 233 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010.

5. Antonelli College - Hattiesburg

1500 N 31st Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 583-4100

Antonelli College-Hattiesburg is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in accounting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting.

6. Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level accounting degree by JSU and one degree at the master's level in accounting. Overall, 8,687 students pursue degrees in 88 JSU programs. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting.

7. Mississippi College

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000

Mississippi College is located in the suburbs of Clinton, Mississippi. It offers five programs in accounting. Out of those, it offers students two certificates in accounting, one bachelor's level accounting degree, and two master's level degrees in accounting. Overall, 4,963 students seek degrees in 110 Mississippi College programs. This medium-sized school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting.

8. Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Mississippi State University, which is very close to Mississippi State, Mississippi, is in a rural setting. It offers two accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level accounting degree by this university and one accounting degree at the master's level. Mississippi State is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

9. The University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford- Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848
(662) 915-7211

The University of Mississippi Main Campus offers three accounting programs. More specifically, Ole Miss offers students one bachelor's level accounting degree, one master's level accounting degree, and one doctorate level degree in accounting. Overall, 17,085 students seek degrees in 126 programs at this large university. In terms of enrollment, Ole Miss ranks second in the state of Mississippi.

10. Holmes Community College

#1 Hill St
Goodman, MS 39079
(662) 472-2312

Holmes Community College, which is very close to Goodman, Mississippi, is in a rural setting and it offers one accounting program. 6,505 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting.

11. Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100

Alcorn State University is in Alcorn State, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Alcorn State offers one accounting program. Overall, 3,682 students seek degrees in 39 programs at this university. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting programs.

12. Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-2571

Coahoma Community College is in Clarksdale, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in accounting. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting programs.

13. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191
(601) 643-5101

Copiah-Lincoln Community College, which is very close to Wesson, Mississippi, is located in a rural setting and this college offers one program in accounting. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

14. Delta State University

Hwy 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
(662) 846-3000

Delta State University is in town of Cleveland, Mississippi. It offers two programs in accounting. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting by this public school and one master's level degree in accounting. Delta State is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi.

15. The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

The University of Southern Mississippi, which is near the center of the city, is in Hattiesburg, MS. It offers two accounting programs. Specifically, it offers one accounting degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in accounting. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting in terms of programs.

16. Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill St
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
(601) 862-8000

Itawamba Community College is located in Fulton, MS and this college offers one program in accounting. 7,756 students pursue degrees in 86 programs at this community college, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting programs.

17. Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

Mississippi University for Women offers one accounting program and the W is in town of Columbus, Mississippi. 2,587 students seek degrees in 35 programs at this school, overall. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting programs.

18. Northeast Mississippi Community College

101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-7751

Northeast Mississippi Community College is located in Booneville, MS and it offers one accounting program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in accounting.

19. Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
(662) 562-3200

Northwest Mississippi Community College is in Senatobia, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one accounting program. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. In terms of programs, this college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering accounting.