Coahoma Community College

Tel: (662)627-2571
2,068 students
Public institution
Coahoma offers a broad array of programs in the academic, vocational and technical areas, as well as many other opportunities to serve your educational and training needs. Since its inception in 1949, CCC boasts of a highly - qualified faculty that is committed to superior educational standards and dedicated service to our community.
School Highlights:
Coahoma Community College serves 2,068 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Coahoma Community College is the only community colleges within Coahoma County, MS.
The nearest community college is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (24.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Coahoma 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 80 staff
59 staff
Coahoma Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,068 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,068 students
1,282 students
Coahoma Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
Coahoma Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,738 students
810 students
Coahoma Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 330 students
1,017 students
Coahoma Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Coahoma Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
92%
12%
Coahoma Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
4%
57%
Coahoma Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Coahoma Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Coahoma 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. 0.06 0.53
Coahoma Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,240 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,240 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,240 $10,294
Coahoma Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 292 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Coahoma Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Coahoma offers a broad array of programs in the academic, vocational and technical areas, as well as many other opportunities to serve your educational and training needs. Since its inception in 1949, CCC boasts of a highly - qualified faculty that is committed to superior educational standards and dedicated service to our community. Life on the Coahoma Community College campus offers students an excellent academic program, opportunities for personal growth, and lasting friendships. Intramural sports are held for both men and women. The Career Development Center is an extensive facility offering students, faculty, staff, and area residents information on a wide range of career-related subjects. Resources available include career references books, materials from professional organizations, job search, resume and interview information. In addition to materials on most careers, the center maintains current information on colleges and universities from throughout the United States including lists of majors, transfer requirements, sources of financial aid and scholarships. The Career Development Center provides career planning and job search assistance throughout the year; assistance is also available in the selection of a college major. Coahoma Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.