Have you thought about pursuing graduate programs in Mississippi? The state boasts a humid subtropical climate with long summers and short, mild winters. It is served by nine interstate highways and fourteen main U.S. routes, and has two international airports to allow for easy access to traveling.
As of 2014, Mississippi has a population of 2,994,079, which is a 0.9% change since 2010. 20.1% of the population has their bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $39,031. Mississippi is the 32nd most extensive and the 31st most populous of the 50 United States. The 10 largest cities in the state are Jackson, Gulfport, Southhaven, Hattiesburg, Biloxi, Meridian, Tupelo, Greenville, Olive Branch and Horn Lake.i
Agriculture exists as a large segment of the state’s economy, with soybeans and cotton as the leading crops. Mississippi is also the world's leading producer of pond-raised catfish. The state is home to various historical landmarks, including various national park service areas and pre-Civil War mansions. The state is known for its music and literature, but has recently embraced other art forms as well.ii
Have you dreamt of studying alongside the famous Mississippi River? If so, you may want to browse through the graduate programs below.