Itawamba Community College

Tel: (601)862-8000
5,721 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 5,721 students (73.87% 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 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
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 241 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College Itawamba 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 241 staff
61 staff
Itawamba Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,721 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,721 students 1,296 students
Itawamba Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Itawamba Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,226 students
810 students
Itawamba Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,495 students
1,036 students
Itawamba Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Itawamba Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Itawamba Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Itawamba Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Itawamba Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Itawamba Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Itawamba 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. 0.36 0.53
Itawamba Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,220 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,420 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,220 $5,694
Itawamba Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,420 $10,252
Itawamba Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,000 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Itawamba Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $2,949 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 . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.