Mississippi Delta Community College

Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761
Tel: (662)246-6322
2,705 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Mississippi Delta Community College serves 2,705 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Mississippi Delta Community College is the only community colleges within Sunflower County, MS.
The nearest community college is Holmes Community College (47.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
College Mississippi Delta 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 138 staff
62 staff
Mississippi Delta Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,705 has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,705 students 1,371 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
22:1
Mississippi Delta Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,083 students
779 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 622 students
1,083 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Mississippi Delta Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Mississippi Delta Community College Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Mississippi Delta Community College Hispanic (2008-2014)
% Black
61%
15%
Mississippi Delta Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
36%
49%
Mississippi Delta Community College White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Mississippi Delta Community College Unknown (2008-2014)
Mississippi Delta 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. 0.50 0.70
Mississippi Delta Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,490 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,098 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,490 $5,664
Mississippi Delta Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,098 $10,360
Mississippi Delta Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 487 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
90%
Mississippi Delta Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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.