Mississippi Community Colleges

There are 22 community colleges located throughout Mississippi (15 public colleges and 7 private colleges), serving 77,289 students.
Minority enrollment is 47% (majority Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the 21:1 national average.
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Student by Ethnicity

(MS) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
1%
Hispanic
1%
Black
41%
White
53%
Unknown
4%

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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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.