Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill Street
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
Tel: (601)862-8000
5,654 students
Public institution
  • Itawamba Community College is a two-year public supported community college dedicated to serving the educational needs of the citizens primarily of Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, and Pontotoc counties in Northeast Mississippi. Its main purpose is to provide comprehensive educational opportunities of the highest quality through academic, vocational-technical and personal enrichment programs in order to meet local needs at low cost to students.
School Highlights
Itawamba Community College serves 5,654 students (67% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Itawamba Community College is the only community colleges within Itawamba County, MS.
The nearest community college is Northeast Mississippi Community College (28.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 236 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Itawamba Community College (MS) 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 236 staff 138 staff
Itawamba Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 5,654 has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,654 students 3,029 students
Itawamba Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 22:1
Itawamba Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,780 students 2,344 students
Itawamba Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,874 students 622 students
Itawamba Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Itawamba Community College Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,000 593
% Asian
1%
1%
Itawamba Community College Asian (2013-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
1%
Itawamba Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
21%
36%
Itawamba Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
76%
58%
Itawamba Community College White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
2%
Itawamba Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.38 0.53
Itawamba Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,020 is less than the state average of $2,240. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,845 is less than the state average of $4,450. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,020 $2,240
Itawamba Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,845 $4,450
Itawamba Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 92%
Itawamba Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Itawamba Community College continues to enjoy outstanding growth in the areas of facilities and state-of-the-art technology on both the Fulton and Tupelo campuses. Modern buildings nestled on beautiful campuses provide a warm and inviting educational atmosphere. There are approximately 30 buildings on the Fulton campus and 14 buildings on the Tupelo campus, and construction is under way or planned for several more. All instructional centers are equipped with the latest technology to enable Itawamba Community College students to be competitive in the job market or to transfer easily to universities or colleges. Itawamba Community College is a recognized state and regional leader in using state-of-the-art technology to enhance delivery of programs and services. ICC constantly seeks innovative ways of making quality instruction more readily available to the residents of North Mississippi including: multi-media classrooms, Community College Network/distance learning, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Center, Skills Enhancement Center, Internet access, Automated Library system with on-line catalog; and Kiosk. Itawamba Community College has a rich tradition of athletic excellence. ICC has an outstanding athletic program that offers nine sanctioned collegiate sports including football, men's and women's basketball, soccer, women's fast pitch softball, baseball, men's and women's tennis and golf. ICC's athletic programs are among the top in Mississippi's Community Colleges. This success is related to the commitment of the college, the support of the community and an outstanding athletic department. Itawamba Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts degree, the Associate of Applied Science degree, and career-technical certificates.

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,240 per year for in-state students and $4,450 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,148 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.