East Mississippi Community College

1512 Kemper Street, Scooba
MS, 39358-0158
Tel: (662)476-5000
4,853 students
Public institution
EMCC's main campus in Scooba or our Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew. We offer a wide variety of career-technical programs designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce and academic programs for transfer to a senior college. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Associate of Applied Science degree and the Associate of Arts degree, which is an indication of the high quality partner we can be in your education. Throughout the year, we offer exceptional classes at affordable costs.
School Highlights:
East Mississippi Community College serves 4,853 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
East Mississippi Community College is the only community colleges within Kemper County, MS.
The nearest community college is Meridian Community College (35.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
East Mississippi 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 4,853 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,853 students
1,303 students
East Mississippi Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,729 students
834 students
East Mississippi Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,124 students
1,040 students
East Mississippi Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
East Mississippi Community College sch enrollment East Mississippi Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
East Mississippi Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
52%
11%
East Mississippi Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
47%
66%
East Mississippi Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
East Mississippi Community College sch ethnicity East Mississippi 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. 0.51 0.44
East Mississippi Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,450 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,500 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,450 $5,890
East Mississippi Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,500 $10,050
East Mississippi Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our classes are taught by caring, qualified faculty in modern, well equipped classrooms, and our online programs can be taken from the convenience of your home. EMCC offers the free Adult Basic Education Program (ABE) to individuals needing to refresh or upgrade their skills in order to enter EMCC or other colleges and training programs, gain or improve employment, or earn a GED diploma. These free classes are designed for adults who are 17 years of age and older who are not enrolled in public school. East Mississippi 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 $12,312 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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.