Nursing Schools In Mississippi

Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited nursing schools in Mississippi. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in nursing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

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

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  2. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  3. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  4. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  5. East Central Community College

    275 West Broad Street, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129

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  6. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  7. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  8. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  9. Jones County Junior College

    900 S Court St, Ellisville, Mississippi 39437

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  10. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

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  11. Mississippi Delta Community College

    Hwy 3 and Cherry St, Moorhead, Mississippi 38761

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  12. University of Mississippi Medical Center

    2500 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39216-4505

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  13. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  14. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  15. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  16. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  17. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  18. Pearl River Community College

    101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

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  19. Southwest Mississippi Community College

    1156 College Dr, Summit, Mississippi 39666-0000

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  20. University of Southern Mississippi

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

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  21. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Nursing Employment

Mississippi 57,410
National 5,150,780

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

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Mississippi

51,700 52,330 56,150 57,350 57,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of nursing is growing. In Mississippi, 5,710 more nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has grown by 11% in Mississippi. This is faster than the trend for nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$54,642 $50,460 $51,344 $49,618 $50,258
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are declining in Mississippi. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $54,642 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,258 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$34,814
25th percentile
$39,562
50th percentile
$47,080
75th percentile
$56,896
90th percentile
$69,968

Thus, nursing professionals' salaries declined by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Mississippi state, within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nursing professionals earn 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Mississippi

BSN
$57,940
Forensic Nursing
$69,370
Gerontology
$59,620
Nursing
$50,258
RN to BSN
$57,940

In Mississippi, nursing professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
17
bachelor
7
master
6
doctor
3
Certificate
26
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The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited nursing schools in Mississippi is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 226 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,116 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

This represents a 1279% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 44% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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