Mississippi Delta Community College

Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761-0000
Tel: (662)246-6322
School Highlights
  • Mississippi Delta Community College serves 2,705 students (77% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
  • Mississippi Delta Community College is the only community colleges within Sunflower County, MS.
  • The nearest community college is Holmes Community College (47.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Mississippi Delta Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty138 staff138 staff
Mississippi Delta Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,705 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,705 students2,966 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:122:1
Mississippi Delta Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,083 students2,344 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students622 students622 students
Mississippi Delta Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mississippi Delta Community College Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Mississippi Delta Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Mississippi Delta Community College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Mississippi Delta Community College Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
Mississippi Delta Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Mississippi Delta Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Mississippi Delta Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.53
Mississippi Delta Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Mississippi Delta Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,100$30,000
Mississippi Delta Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,530 is less than the state average of $3,781. The in-state tuition has declined by 34% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $2,334 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has declined by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,530$3,781
Mississippi Delta Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$2,334$5,574
Mississippi Delta Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesFull-time Dorm Stude
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
Mississippi Delta Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$7,500
Median Debt for Dropouts-$4,500


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Dance,
Football, Softball,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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