Mississippi Delta Community College

Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761
Tel: (662)246-6322
2,933 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Mississippi Delta Community College serves 2,933 students (79% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Mississippi Delta Community College is the only community colleges within Sunflower County, MS.
The nearest community college is Holmes Community College (47.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 144 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Mississippi Delta 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 144 staff
59 staff
Mississippi Delta Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,933 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,933 students
1,282 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
22:1
Mississippi Delta Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,326 students
810 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 607 students
1,017 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mississippi Delta Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Mississippi Delta Community College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Mississippi Delta Community College Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
64%
12%
Mississippi Delta Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
33%
57%
Mississippi Delta Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Mississippi Delta Community College Unknown (2008-2013)
Mississippi Delta 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. 0.46 0.53
Mississippi Delta Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,450 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,058 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,450 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,058 $10,294
Mississippi Delta Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 487 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Mississippi Delta Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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