Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill Street
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
Tel: (601)862-8000
  • Itawamba Community College is a two-year public supported community college dedicated to serving the educational needs of the citizens primarily of Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe, and Pontotoc counties in Northeast Mississippi. Its main purpose is to provide comprehensive educational opportunities of the highest quality through academic, vocational-technical and personal enrichment programs in order to meet local needs at low cost to students.
School Highlights
  • Itawamba Community College serves 5,654 students (67% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
  • Itawamba Community College is the only community colleges within Itawamba County, MS.
  • The nearest community college is Northeast Mississippi Community College (28.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 236 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Itawamba 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 Faculty236 staff138 staff
Itawamba Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,654 has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,654 students2,966 students
Itawamba Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:122:1
Itawamba Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,780 students2,344 students
Itawamba Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,874 students622 students
Itawamba Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Itawamba Community College Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,000593
Itawamba Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
1%
1%
Itawamba Community College Asian (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
1%
Itawamba Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
21%
36%
Itawamba Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
76%
58%
Itawamba Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
2%
Itawamba Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.380.53
Itawamba Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
31%
27%
Itawamba Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$30,000
Itawamba Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,420 is less than the state average of $3,781. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,620 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,420$3,781
Itawamba Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,620$5,574
Itawamba Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%91%
Itawamba Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$7,500
Itawamba Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$4,500
Itawamba Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Itawamba Community College continues to enjoy outstanding growth in the areas of facilities and state-of-the-art technology on both the Fulton and Tupelo campuses. Modern buildings nestled on beautiful campuses provide a warm and inviting educational atmosphere. There are approximately 30 buildings on the Fulton campus and 14 buildings on the Tupelo campus, and construction is under way or planned for several more. All instructional centers are equipped with the latest technology to enable Itawamba Community College students to be competitive in the job market or to transfer easily to universities or colleges. Itawamba Community College is a recognized state and regional leader in using state-of-the-art technology to enhance delivery of programs and services. ICC constantly seeks innovative ways of making quality instruction more readily available to the residents of North Mississippi including: multi-media classrooms, Community College Network/distance learning, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Center, Skills Enhancement Center, Internet access, Automated Library system with on-line catalog; and Kiosk. Itawamba Community College has a rich tradition of athletic excellence. ICC has an outstanding athletic program that offers nine sanctioned collegiate sports including football, men's and women's basketball, soccer, women's fast pitch softball, baseball, men's and women's tennis and golf. ICC's athletic programs are among the top in Mississippi's Community Colleges. This success is related to the commitment of the college, the support of the community and an outstanding athletic department. Itawamba Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts degree, the Associate of Applied Science degree, and career-technical certificates.

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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 scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.