School Highlights

Mississippi Delta Community College serves 2,516 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,516 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,530
  • Out-state tuition: $2,334
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 72%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Mississippi Delta Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 277 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Mississippi Delta Community College
(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
277 staff
371 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mississippi Delta Community College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Mississippi Delta Community College diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,516 students
3,704 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,671 students
2,593 students
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# Part-Time Students
845 students
1,111 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
487 students
791 students
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
67%
38%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mississippi Delta Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
28%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mississippi Delta Community College and the percentage of White community college students in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mississippi Delta Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.47
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Mississippi Delta Community College and the community college average diversity score of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
33%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,100
$30,000
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Mississippi Delta Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MS by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,530 is less than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 42% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $2,334 is less than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has declined by 45% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,530
$2,428
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Mississippi Delta Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$2,334
$4,459
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Mississippi Delta Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Full-time Dorm Stude
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Mississippi Delta Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
21
ACT Writing
n/a
7

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, Softball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,516 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,530
  • Out-state tuition: $2,334
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 72%
  • Source: Verified school update

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.

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