Holmes Community College

Tel: (662)472-2312
6,061 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Holmes Community College serves 6,061 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equalto than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Holmes Community College is the only community colleges within Holmes County, MS.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 39110) (36.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
College Holmes Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 251 staff
61 staff
Holmes Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,061 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,061 students 1,296 students
Holmes Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
Holmes Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,219 students
814 students
Holmes Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,842 students
1,040 students
Holmes Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Holmes Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Holmes Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
21%
Holmes Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
48%
15%
Holmes Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
47%
51%
Holmes Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Holmes Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Holmes Community College Unknown (2009-2013)
Holmes 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. 0.55 0.68
Holmes Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,288 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,868 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,288 $5,660
Holmes Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,868 $10,250
Holmes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 562 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
Holmes Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,949 per year for in-state students and $4,819 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,237 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is East Central Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.