Holmes Community College

School Highlights
  • Holmes Community College serves 5,798 students (67% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 42%.
  • Holmes Community College is the only community colleges within Holmes County, MS.
  • The nearest community college to Holmes Community College is Antonelli College-Jackson (45.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Holmes Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 250 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Holmes 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 Faculty250 staff138 staff
Holmes Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Holmes Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Holmes Community College diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,798 students2,966 students
Holmes Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:122:1
Holmes Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,864 students2,344 students
Holmes Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,934 students622 students
Holmes Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Holmes Community College Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Holmes Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Holmes Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Holmes Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Holmes Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Holmes Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Holmes Community College More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Holmes Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.53
Holmes Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Holmes Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$30,000
Holmes Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,288 is less than the state average of $3,781. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,868 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,288$3,781
Holmes Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,868$5,574
Holmes Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%91%
Holmes Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,515$7,500
Holmes Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,244$4,500
Holmes Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Antonelli College-Jackson
    Private, for profit
    374 students | 45.90 Mi2323 Lakeland Drive
    Flowood MS  39232
  • 2,705 students | 47.50 MiHwy 3 and Cherry St
    Moorhead MS  38761
  • 395 students | 54.90 Mi5841 Ridgewood Rd
    Jackson MS  39211
  • 11,839 students | 57.40 Mi505 East Main Street
    Raymond MS  39154
  • 2,544 students | 59.30 Mi15738 Highway 15
    Decatur MS  39327
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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 score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.