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.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 39110) (36.4 miles away).

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
1,303 students
Holmes Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,550 students
836 students
Holmes Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,855 students
1,046 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%
67%
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 $10,072. 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 $10,072
Holmes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • MadisonITT Technical Institute-Madison (Madison - 39110)
    Public
    382 Galleria Pkwy Ste 100
    MadisonMS39110
    ((60)1)6-07-4500
    Public
    36.4 mi | 169 students                      
  • JacksonAntonelli College-Jackson
    Private for-profit
    2323 Lakeland Drive
    JacksonMS39232
    ((60)1)3-62-9991
    Private for-profit
    45.9 mi | 500 students                      
  • MoorheadMississippi Delta Community College
    Public
    Hwy 3 and Cherry St
    MoorheadMS38761
    ((66)2)2-46-6322
    Public
    47.5 mi | 3113 students                      
  • JacksonVirginia College-Jackson
    Private for-profit
    4795 Interstate 55 N
    JacksonMS39206
    ((60)1)9-77-0960
    Private for-profit
    54.9 mi | 390 students                      
  • RaymondHinds Community College
    Public
    505 East Main Street
    RaymondMS39154
    ((60)1)8-57-5261
    Public
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For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,250 per year for in-state students and $5,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,035 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.