Mary holmes college

Mary Holmes College is an open admission, two-year, historically Black, coeducational, primarily residential institution related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The college was founded in 1892 as a Presbyterian Institution dedicated to educating the daughters of former slaves. Since then, Mary Holmes has offered opportunity to all who seek knowledge and personal enhancement, making it possible for many without opportunity to achieve success in such diverse fields as religion, education, law, and medicine.
School Highlights:
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Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
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Mary holmes college is the only community colleges within Clay County, MS.
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The nearest community college is Itawamba Community College (47.91 miles away).

School Overview

Mary holmes college Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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. 1.00 0.53
Source: 2005 (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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.