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.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Mary holmes college is the only community colleges within Clay County