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 Hinds Community College (57.4 miles away).

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 250 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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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 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,798 students2,966 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:122:1
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# Full-Time Students3,864 students2,344 students
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# Part-Time Students1,934 students622 students
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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.
Total Dormitory Capacity
562593
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
1%
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% Black
38%
36%
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% White
58%
58%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.53
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College Completion Rate
23%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$29,800
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,868$5,574
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,515$7,500
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 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,244$4,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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.