Antonelli College-Hattiesburg

Tel: (601)583-4100
  • Programs offered at the college includes Accounting, Business Office Applications, Legal Assisting, Technical and Network Support, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, Medical Transcription and Diploma Programs.
School Highlights
  • Antonelli College-Hattiesburg serves 209 students (99% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
  • Antonelli College-Hattiesburg is the only community colleges within Forrest County, MS.
  • The nearest community college is Jones County Junior College (18.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg(MS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty17 staff138 staff
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 209 has declined by 42% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment209 students2,966 students
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:122:1
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students206 students2,344 students
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3 students622 students
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg American Indian/Alaskan (2014-2016)
% Asian
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Black (2007-2016)
% White
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups 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.0.540.53
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,800$30,000
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,980 is equal to the state average of $15,980. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,980$15,980
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%91%
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$20,292$7,500
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,000$4,500
Antonelli College-Hattiesburg Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College began as the Gebhardt Art School in 1947 with a philosophy of educating the total artist, based on the fundamentals of craftsmanship. In the mid-1970s, the College was renamed the Ohio Visual Art Institute, and in 1982 it became Antonelli College. During the 1990s, academic programs were added in Business Office Technology. Since January 1996, additional locations in Jackson and Hattiesburg, Mississippi have been opened, with an added emphasis in the medical field. These branch campuses have continued the long-standing tradition of quality career education. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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