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Writing Schools in Mississippi

There are four schools in the state of Mississippi offering writing programs. In 2010, 29 students graduated with degrees from Mississippi writing schools. 20 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 18 students graduate from programs in Mississippi in writing each year. Out of those, 20 students graduated with a bachelor's level writing degree and nine with a master's level degree.

Four writing schools are located in Mississippi. Of these, while three schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a private writing school is $17,700, while public writing school tuition varies from $4,831 to $5,436.

Average tuition for programs in writing is $7,194. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,831 per year, is at Jackson State University, while the highest tuition for programs in writing, which is $17,700 per year, is at Belhaven University.

Mississippi schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees in writing.

Writing Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

On average, 18 students graduate from programs in Mississippi in writing each year. Out of those, 20 students graduated with a bachelor's level writing degree and nine with a master's level degree.

Writing Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 1
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 2
  • Bachelor 2010: 20
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 8
  • Master 2009: 3
  • Master 2010: 9

Writing Program Availability in Mississippi

Mississippi schools offer a total of four writing programs. Of these programs, about 75% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Writing Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23880
  • 25th Percentile: 30680
  • Median: 40840
  • 75th Percentile: 53380
  • 90th Percentile: 61500

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26310
  • 25th Percentile: 33600
  • Median: 43660
  • 75th Percentile: 58430
  • 90th Percentile: 73610

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53790
  • Median Salary 2007: 50670
  • Median Salary 2008: 49870
  • Median Salary 2009: 46030
  • Median Salary 2010: 40840
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 270
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37330
  • Median Salary 2007: 40970
  • Median Salary 2008: 46270
  • Median Salary 2009: 45100
  • Median Salary 2010: 43660
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Mississippi vs National Writing Employment

Mississippi vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.412% (350)

Writing Schools in Mississippi

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1. Mississippi Valley State University

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

Mississippi Valley State University is in Itta Bena, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one writing program. MVSU is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in writing.

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2. 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 and Belhaven offers one writing program. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering writing.

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3. Jackson State University

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

Jackson State University is 1.5 miles from the center of the city and JSU offers one program in writing. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Mississippi.

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4. The University of Mississippi Main Campus

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

The University of Mississippi Main Campus offers one program in writing. 17,085 students seek degrees in 126 UM programs, overall. Ole Miss is the oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering writing programs.

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5. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

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

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1915. This college, which is very close to Wesson, Mississippi, is located in a rural setting. It offers subjects including teaching and advanced nursing. It offers 16 certificates and 71 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 3,929 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this community college. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.