Mid-South Community College

2000 W. Broadway, West Memphis
AR, 72301-3829
Tel: (870)733-6722
1,980 students
Public institution

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Mid-South Community College is a rapidly-evolving, forward-looking public two-year institution located in West Memphis, Arkansas. An open-door admission policy, service to the citizens of Crittenden County and surrounding areas, and high-quality, affordable education best describe our college and the community mandate we serve.
School Highlights:
Mid-South Community College serves 1,980 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Mid-South Community College is the only community colleges within Crittenden County, AR.
The nearest community college is Southwest Tennessee Community College (10.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mid-South 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

Student Body

The student population of 1,980 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,980 students
1,287 students
Mid-South Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
718 students
832 students
Mid-South Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,262 students
1,021 students
Mid-South Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Mid-South Community College sch enrollment Mid-South Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Mid-South Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Mid-South Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
55%
12%
Mid-South Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
41%
66%
Mid-South Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Mid-South Community College More (2009-2012)
Mid-South Community College sch ethnicity Mid-South Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.53 0.45
Mid-South Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,622 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,598 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,622 $5,845
Mid-South Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,598 $10,047
Mid-South Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The centerpiece of our campus is the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Educational Excellence which houses an ever-expanding Library Media Center, a technologically-intense Learning Success Center, a state-of-the-art and award-winning multimedia conference room, food service area and bookstore, as well as a myriad of other student support functions. Work-based Learning with hands-on job training is offered to students enrolled in a technical program and who intend to enter the job market upon graduation. Students, while in their last semester of college, participate in the Work-Based Learning Program to prepare them for a position in their chosen field. Mid South Community College offers web-based courses in Blackboard.com for students who want to take classes but have time restraints preventing them from attending classes on campus. We offer computer, history, English, and criminal justice classes in Blackboard.com online for our students. Mid-South Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Adult Education program offers free GED classes, basic skills classes, and computer literacy classes on site at companies or at the College.

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Did You Know?
For Arkansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,743 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,432 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arkansas is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arkansas 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 0.45, which is equal to the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is East Arkansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.