Mississippi Delta Community College

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 to Mississippi Delta Community College is Holmes Community College (47.5 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mississippi Delta Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mississippi Delta Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,705 students2,966 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:122:1
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# Full-Time Students2,083 students2,344 students
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# Part-Time Students622 students622 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Mississippi Delta Community College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of MS.
Total Dormitory Capacity
487593
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
1%
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% Black
61%
36%
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% White
36%
58%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.53
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College Completion Rate
20%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,100$29,800
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$2,334$5,574
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Tuition NotesFull-time Dorm Stude
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--

Sports

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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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.