Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614-0000
Tel: (662)627-2571
  • Coahoma offers a broad array of programs in the academic, vocational and technical areas, as well as many other opportunities to serve your educational and training needs. Since its inception in 1949, CCC boasts of a highly - qualified faculty that is committed to superior educational standards and dedicated service to our community.
School Highlights
  • Coahoma Community College serves 2,045 students (88% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
  • Coahoma Community College is the only community colleges within Coahoma County, MS.
  • The nearest community college is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (24.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
Coahoma Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty72 staff138 staff
Coahoma Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,045 has declined by 31% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,045 students2,966 students
Coahoma Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:122:1
Coahoma Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,792 students2,344 students
Coahoma Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students253 students622 students
Coahoma Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Coahoma Community College Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
340593
Coahoma Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Black
96%
36%
Coahoma Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
3%
58%
Coahoma Community College White (2007-2016)
Coahoma Community College 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.0.080.53
Coahoma Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
21%
27%
Coahoma Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,200$30,000
Coahoma Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,240 is less than the state average of $3,781. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,240$3,781
Coahoma Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,240$5,574
Coahoma Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%91%
Coahoma Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$7,500
Median Debt for Dropouts-$4,500
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Coahoma offers a broad array of programs in the academic, vocational and technical areas, as well as many other opportunities to serve your educational and training needs. Since its inception in 1949, CCC boasts of a highly - qualified faculty that is committed to superior educational standards and dedicated service to our community. Life on the Coahoma Community College campus offers students an excellent academic program, opportunities for personal growth, and lasting friendships. Intramural sports are held for both men and women. The Career Development Center is an extensive facility offering students, faculty, staff, and area residents information on a wide range of career-related subjects. Resources available include career references books, materials from professional organizations, job search, resume and interview information. In addition to materials on most careers, the center maintains current information on colleges and universities from throughout the United States including lists of majors, transfer requirements, sources of financial aid and scholarships. The Career Development Center provides career planning and job search assistance throughout the year; assistance is also available in the selection of a college major. Coahoma Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,781 per year for in-state students and $5,574 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,980 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 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.