Coahoma Community College

Tel: (662)627-2571
2,045 students
Public institution
Coahoma offers a broad array of programs in the academic, vocational and technical areas, as well as many other opportunities to serve your educational and training needs. Since its inception in 1949, CCC boasts of a highly - qualified faculty that is committed to superior educational standards and dedicated service to our community.
School Highlights
Coahoma Community College serves 2,045 students (88% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Coahoma Community College is the only community colleges within Coahoma County, MS.
The nearest community college is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (24.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Coahoma Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 72 staff
62 staff
Coahoma Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,045 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,045 students 1,371 students
Coahoma Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
Coahoma Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,792 students
779 students
Coahoma Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 253 students
1,083 students
Coahoma Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Coahoma Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
96%
15%
Coahoma Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
3%
49%
Coahoma Community College White (2006-2014)
Coahoma Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.08 0.70
Coahoma Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,240 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,240 $5,664
Coahoma Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,240 $10,360
Coahoma Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 340 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
90%
Coahoma Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Coahoma offers a broad array of programs in the academic, vocational and technical areas, as well as many other opportunities to serve your educational and training needs. Since its inception in 1949, CCC boasts of a highly - qualified faculty that is committed to superior educational standards and dedicated service to our community. Life on the Coahoma Community College campus offers students an excellent academic program, opportunities for personal growth, and lasting friendships. Intramural sports are held for both men and women. The Career Development Center is an extensive facility offering students, faculty, staff, and area residents information on a wide range of career-related subjects. Resources available include career references books, materials from professional organizations, job search, resume and interview information. In addition to materials on most careers, the center maintains current information on colleges and universities from throughout the United States including lists of majors, transfer requirements, sources of financial aid and scholarships. The Career Development Center provides career planning and job search assistance throughout the year; assistance is also available in the selection of a college major. Coahoma Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,263 per year for in-state students and $4,258 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Jackson. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.