Mississippi Delta Community College

Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761
Tel: (662)246-6322
2,933 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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Mississippi Delta Community College serves 2,933 students (79.30% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
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Mississippi Delta Community College is the only community colleges within Sunflower County, MS.
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The nearest community college is Holmes Community College (47.51 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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,933 teachers has grown by 28% 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
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 2,326 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 607 students
1,017 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
64%
12%
% White
33%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,450 is less than the state average of $5,694. 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 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,058 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 487 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
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.