Mississippi Delta Community College
- The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
|Mississippi Delta Community College||(MS) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||138 staff||138 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,705 students||2,966 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1||22:1|
|# Full-Time Students||2,083 students||2,344 students|
|# Part-Time Students||622 students||622 students|
|Total Dormitory Capacity||487||593|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$27,100||$29,800|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Mississippi Delta Community College is Holmes Community College (47.5 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 5,798 students | 47.50 Mi#1 Hill St
Goodman,  MS  39079
- 2,045 students | 54.50 Mi3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale,  MS  38614
- 1,796 students | 77.90 Mi1000 Campus Drive
Helena,  AR  72342
- 374 students | 80.30 Mi2323 Lakeland Drive
Flowood,  MS  39232
- 11,839 students | 82.50 Mi505 East Main Street
Raymond,  MS  39154
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.