School Highlights

Holmes Community College serves 5,529 students (60% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 5,529 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,288
  • Out-state tuition: $4,868
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 441 teachers has grown by 43% over five years.
Holmes Community College
(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
441 staff
371 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Holmes Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Holmes 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.
Total Enrollment
5,529 students
3,704 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
10:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Holmes Community College and community college average student staff ratio of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
3,343 students
2,593 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Holmes Community College and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
2,186 students
1,111 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Holmes Community College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Holmes Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of MS.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
504 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,343 students
2,593 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Holmes Community College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,186 students
1,239 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
564 students
791 students
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Holmes Community College and the community college average dormitory capacity of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Holmes Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holmes Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
43%
38%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holmes Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
51%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holmes Community College and the percentage of White community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Holmes Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holmes Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.55
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Holmes Community College and the community college average diversity score of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
7.53%
5.4%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Holmes Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,900
$30,000
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Holmes Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MS by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,288 is less than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,868 is more than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,288
$2,428
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Holmes Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,868
$4,459
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Holmes Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Holmes Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,316
$8,448
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Holmes Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,808
$4,808
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Holmes Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holmes Community College cost?

Holmes Community College's tuition is approximately $2,288 for In-State students and $4,868 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 5,529 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,288
  • Out-state tuition: $4,868
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,428 per year for in-state students and $4,459 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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.

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