Top Mississippi Community Colleges

For the 2021 school year, there are 16 top community colleges located throughout Mississippi (15 public colleges and 1 private colleges), serving 72,839 students.
For Mississippi 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 (view national tuition costs).
Mississippi community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 42% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 22:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MS) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
1%
Black
36%
White
58%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
2%
MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Mississippi Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
    Private, for profit
    12251 Bernard Pkwy
    Gulfport MS  39503
    (228) 896-9727

    178 students
  • 1001 Co-Lin Lane
    Wesson MS  39191
    (601) 643-5101

    3,029 students
  • 15738 Highway 15
    Decatur MS  39327
    (601) 635-2111

    2,544 students
  • 1512 Kemper Street
    Scooba MS  39358
    (662) 476-5000

    4,127 students
  • 602 W Hill Street
    Fulton MS  38843
    (601) 862-8000

    5,654 students
  • 910 Hwy 19 N
    Meridian MS  39307
    (601) 483-8241

    3,390 students
  • 101 Cunningham Blvd
    Booneville MS  38829
    (662) 728-7751

    3,215 students
  • 101 Hwy 11 N
    Poplarville MS  39470
    (601) 403-1000

    4,529 students
  • 3240 Friars Point Rd
    Clarksdale MS  38614
    (662) 627-2571

    2,045 students
  • 505 East Main Street
    Raymond MS  39154
    (601) 857-5261

    11,839 students
  • #1 Hill St
    Goodman MS  39079
    (662) 472-2312

    5,798 students
  • 900 South Court Street
    Ellisville MS  39437
    (601) 477-4000

    4,455 students
  • Hwy 3 and Cherry St
    Moorhead MS  38761
    (662) 246-6322

    2,705 students
  • 51 Main Street
    Perkinston MS  39573
    (866) 735-1122

    9,799 students
  • 4975 Hwy 51 N
    Senatobia MS  38668
    (662) 562-3200

    7,559 students
  • 1156 College Dr
    Summit MS  39666
    (601) 276-2000

    1,973 students
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