- The mission of the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Career and Technical Education Division is to prepare students for the workforce by teaching technical skills and employability skills. To ensure a successful transition from school to work, students should view the classroom as the workplace.
Copiah-Lincoln Community College serves 2,907 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 46%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 2,907 students
- In-state tuition: $2,455
- Out-state tuition: $4,455
- Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
- Minority enrollment: 46%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Copiah-Lincoln Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:
The teacher population of 323 teachers has grown by 148% over five years.
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
(MS) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Copiah-Lincoln Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Copiah-Lincoln Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $2,455 is more than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,455 is less than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Co-Lin has a rich tradition of providing top-quality instruction at an affordable cost. Our faculty are outstanding in their teaching fields and have a genuine concern for their students. Our college district is composed of seven counties with an aggregate population of approximately 150,000 people. We have campuses at Wesson and Natchez and a Center located in Simpson County. Our academic instructional program provides a foundation for transfer to a senior institution in most any major. Information regarding our career and technical programs may be found by choosing the link for that area. These programs all enjoy a high level of success in placement rates for students who complete their training. Co-Lin accepts the challenge of providing its students and the citizens of its district the best educational opportunities. We have embraced the use of technology to enhance college instructional programs and to provide easier access to our services. The academic program at the Wesson campus is organized into eight different areas. These include the divisions of Associate Degree Nursing; Business; Humanities; Fine Arts; Social Science; Science; Health and Physical Education; and Math and Computer Science.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Copiah-Lincoln Community College cost?
Copiah-Lincoln Community College's tuition is approximately $2,455 for In-State students and $4,455 for Out-State students.
What is Copiah-Lincoln Community College's ranking?
Copiah-Lincoln Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Mississippi for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.
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