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Horticulture Schools in Mississippi

42 Horticulture students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Horticulture is the 118th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors in Mississippi

Horticulture majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 19
Associate’s Degree 19
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 19
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

In Mississippi, a horticulture major is more popular with men than with women.

Horticulture Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of horticulture majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • White: 90.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Horticulture Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Horticulture Grads in Mississippi

14,200 people in the state and 1,323,000 in the nation are employed in jobs related to horticulture.

Horticulture Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Horticulture Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, horticulture grads earn an average of $37,710. Nationwide, they make an average of $51,280.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Mississippi that offer horticulture degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,496 Total Students

87% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,000 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,200 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,489. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
21,974 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The student loan default rate of 7.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,830.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,677. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time.

Horticulture Careers in MS

Some of the careers horticulture majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 12% $35,930
Agricultural Sciences Professors 7% $96,010
Retail Sales Supervisors 6% $33,690
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers -2% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to horticulture.

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Animal Science 104
Agricultural Economics 103
Agricultural Production 76
Plant Sciences 58
Food Science Technology 25
General Agriculture 20
Agricultural Mechanization 19
Other Agriculture 8

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