Holmes Community College

Tel: (662)472-2312
6,405 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Holmes Community College serves 6,405 students (71% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Holmes Community College is the only community colleges within Holmes County, MS.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Holmes 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 6,405 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,405 students
1,283 students
Holmes Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,550 students
832 students
Holmes Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,855 students
1,020 students
Holmes Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Holmes Community College sch enrollment Holmes Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Holmes Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Holmes Community College Hispanic (2006-2010)
% Black
38%
12%
Holmes Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
61%
66%
Holmes Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Holmes Community College More (2011-2012)
Holmes Community College sch ethnicity Holmes 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. 0.48 0.45
Holmes Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,138 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,718 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,138 $5,940
Holmes Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,718 $10,075
Holmes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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