Itawamba Community College

  • 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 4,768 students (67% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

Itawamba Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Mississippi for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 440 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Itawamba Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate'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 Faculty440 staff371 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Itawamba Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Itawamba Community College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,768 students3,704 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:110:1
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# Full-Time Students3,172 students2,593 students
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# Part-Time Students1,596 students1,111 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,000 students791 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
24%
38%
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% White
70%
53%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.57
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College Completion Rate
47%
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 $2,420 is less than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,620 is more than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,420$2,428
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,620$4,459
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,000$8,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,750
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Itawamba Community College is Northeast Mississippi Community College (28.4 miles away).
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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.