East Mississippi Community College

  • EMCC's main campus in Scooba or our Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew. We offer a wide variety of career-technical programs designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce and academic programs for transfer to a senior college. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Associate of Applied Science degree and the Associate of Arts degree, which is an indication of the high quality partner we can be in your education. Throughout the year, we offer exceptional classes at affordable costs.

School Highlights

East Mississippi Community College serves 3,832 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 392 teachers has grown by 86% over five years.
East Mississippi Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty392 staff371 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of East Mississippi Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The East Mississippi Community College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,832 students3,704 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:110:1
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# Full-Time Students2,593 students2,593 students
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# Part-Time Students1,239 students1,111 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
590791
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
49%
38%
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% White
44%
53%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.57
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College Completion Rate
37%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$30,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,600 is more than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,800 is more than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,600$2,428
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,800$4,459
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,875$8,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,840$4,750
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Our classes are taught by caring, qualified faculty in modern, well equipped classrooms, and our online programs can be taken from the convenience of your home. EMCC offers the free Adult Basic Education Program (ABE) to individuals needing to refresh or upgrade their skills in order to enter EMCC or other colleges and training programs, gain or improve employment, or earn a GED diploma. These free classes are designed for adults who are 17 years of age and older who are not enrolled in public school. East Mississippi Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to East Mississippi Community College is Meridian Community College (35.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,402 students | 35.50 Mi910 Hwy 19 N
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 483-8241
    35.503,402
  • 2,419 students | 45.40 Mi15738 Highway 15
    Decatur, MS 39327
    (601) 635-2111
    45.402,419
  • 4,201 students | 56.60 Mi9500 Old Greensboro Rd
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    (205) 391-2211
    56.604,201
  • 409 students | 68.70 Mi1101 Washington St
    Marion, AL 36756
    (800) 664-1842
    68.70409
  • 5,529 students | 84.10 Mi#1 Hill St
    Goodman, MS 39079
    (662) 472-2312
    84.105,529
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Mississippi community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.