East Mississippi Community College

1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, MS 39358
Tel: (662)476-5000
4,617 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 4,617 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% 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 County, MS.
The nearest community college is Meridian Community College (35.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 141 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
East Mississippi Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates 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 141 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,617 teachers has grown by 10% 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 less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,617 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
3,550 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 1,067 students
1,024 students
East Mississippi Community College sch enrollment East Mississippi Community College sta enrollment
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
49%
12%
% White
46%
57%
% Two or more races"
2% 2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,600 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,800 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,600 $5,940
East Mississippi Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,800 $10,047
East Mississippi Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 583 115
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Meridian Meridian Community College
    Public
    910 Hwy 19 N
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (6.0)148-3824
    35.2  Mi  |  3538  students
  • Decatur East Central Community College
    Public
    275 West Broad Street
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601)635-2111
    45.4  Mi  |  2599  students
  • West point Mary holmes college
    Private, non-profit
    Hwy 50 w
    West point, MS 39773
    (662)495-5100
    54.3  Mi  |  0  students
  • Tuscaloosa Shelton State Community College
    Public
    9500 Old Greensboro Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205)391-2211
    57.1  Mi  |  5126  students
  • Marion Marion Military Institute
    Public
    1101 Washington St
    Marion, AL 36756
    (800)664-1842
    69.3  Mi  |  418  students
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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.