Accounting Schools In Mississippi

In Mississippi, there are 22 accredited schools where accounting classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting
  • PhD degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  4. Antonelli College in Jackson

    2323 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39232

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  5. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  6. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  7. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  8. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  9. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  10. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  11. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  12. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  14. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  15. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  16. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  17. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  19. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  20. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  21. Antonelli College in Hattiesburg

    1500 N 31st Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

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  22. Strayer University-Mississippi

    460 Briarwood Dr, Jackson, Mississippi 39206

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Accounting Employment

Mississippi 26,820
National 3,526,740

Approximately 1% of the country's accounting professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Mississippi

27,600 28,670 29,130 27,940 26,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, accounting is a shrinking field. 780 less accounting professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 3% in Mississippi. This decline is slower than the national trend for accounting professionals which shows a 7% decrease in the number of accounting professionals working around the nation.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$35,240 $35,842 $37,447 $38,307 $38,782
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to accounting professionals are increasing in Mississippi. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $35,240 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,782 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$24,322
25th percentile
$29,538
50th percentile
$36,158
75th percentile
$45,113
90th percentile
$57,413

Thus, there was a 9% growth in accounting professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 136% pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting in Mississippi.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Accounting
$38,782
Business
$71,097
Business Administration
$69,820
Finance
$60,954
Forensic Accounting
$57,120
Small Business
$87,910

Accounting professionals in Mississippi earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi

associate
15
bachelor
12
master
9
doctor
1
Certificate
3
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As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 22 accredited accounting schools in Mississippi state is increasing. In 2006 there were 689 accounting graduates from accounting courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 885 graduates.

This represents a 28% increase in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a associate's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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