Holmes Community College

Tel: (662)472-2312
6,061 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Holmes Community College serves 6,061 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Holmes Community College is the only community colleges within Holmes County, MS.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 39110) (36.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 251 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Holmes 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 251 staff
59 staff
Holmes Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,061 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,061 students
1,282 students
Holmes Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Holmes Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,219 students
810 students
Holmes Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,842 students
1,017 students
Holmes Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Holmes Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Holmes Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Holmes Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Holmes Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Holmes Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Holmes Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Holmes Community College Unknown (2009-2013)
Holmes 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. 0.48 0.53
Holmes Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,288 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,868 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,288 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,868 $10,294
Holmes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 562 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Holmes Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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.