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Applied Mathematics Schools in Mississippi

3 students earned Applied Math degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Applied Mathematics is the 200th most popular major out of a total 235 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Applied Mathematics Majors in Mississippi

Applied Math majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Applied Mathematics Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of applied math majors in Mississippi is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 33.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 66.7%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Applied Mathematics Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Applied Mathematics Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 1,870 people employed in jobs related to an applied math degree, compared to 671,020 nationwide.

Applied Mathematics Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Applied Mathematics Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a applied math grad in the state is $74,230, compared to a typical salary of $100,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Mississippi that offer applied math degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Mississippi State University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 96% of students get financical aid.


Millsaps College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
865 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.50%. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years.

Applied Mathematics Careers in MS

Some of the careers applied math majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Statisticians 40% $62,090
Actuaries 17% $109,140
Mathematical Science Professors 11% $56,480
Financial Specialists 7% $59,120
Natural Sciences Managers 7% $98,890
Financial Analysts 5% $70,030
Economists 0% $65,410
Biological Scientists 0% $75,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Mathematics 132
Statistics 6

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