Northeast Mississippi Community College

Tel: (662)728-7751
3,215 students
Public institution
Northeast Mississippi Community College is a public, comprehensive community college that exists to meet the educational and career needs of individual students and the community within the district it serves – Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union Counties by awarding the Associate in Arts Degree, Associate in Applied Science Degree and Certificates. Beyond this original scope, however, Northeast responds to the needs of all who seek a college education.
School Highlights:
Northeast Mississippi Community College serves 3,215 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Northeast Mississippi Community College is the only community colleges within Prentiss County County, MS.
The nearest community college is Itawamba Community College (28.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Northeast Mississippi 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 138 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,215 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,215 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
2,874 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 341 students
1,017 students
Northeast Mississippi Community College sch enrollment Northeast Mississippi Community College sta enrollment
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
18%
12%
% White
77%
57%
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Northeast Mississippi Community College sch ethnicity Northeast Mississippi 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. 0.21 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,301 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,551 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,301 $5,740
Northeast Mississippi Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,551 $10,252
Northeast Mississippi Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 820 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The College was created in 1948 to serve the needs of the people in the northeastern corner of Mississippi. The official service area of the College is Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union counties. Beyond its official scope, the College enrolls students from Tennessee, Alabama, many other states, and countries. Satellite campuses are now in Union and Alcorn counties. Because we offer quality education in a convenient, affordable, and flexible format, our enrollment has grown in excess of 3,300. Northeast is a comprehensive community college with transfer, career, and technical courses in day, evening, weekend, and on-line formats. We support our students with a full array of financial aid, counseling, placement, and housing services. Our instructors are well-trained and seasoned professionals who invest their energy into the success of their students. In addition to our regular programs, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi offer upper-division classes on the Booneville campus. Classes may also be taken off-campus at the New Albany, Tishomingo, and Corinth sites. Quality programs, caring professionals, and modern facilities are all components of the recipe of success for the College. Northeast offers transfer programs that lead to university study, technical and vocational programs and on-site industry training. These opportunities are provided in a caring atmosphere led by excellent teachers who work for student success both in the classroom and in students' future careers. Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Applied Science degree and certificates. The institution is accredited by the Mississippi State Accrediting Committee of Community and Junior Colleges.

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Did You Know?
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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.