Northeast Mississippi Community College

School Highlights
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College serves 3,215 students (89% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College is the only community colleges within Prentiss County, MS.
  • The nearest community college to Northeast Mississippi Community College is Itawamba Community College (28.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Northeast Mississippi 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.
Northeast Mississippi Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty138 staff138 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northeast Mississippi Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Northeast Mississippi Community College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,215 students2,966 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:122:1
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# Full-Time Students2,874 students2,344 students
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# Part-Time Students341 students622 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
820593
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% Hispanic
1%
1%
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% Black
18%
36%
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% White
77%
58%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.370.53
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College Completion Rate
28%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,700$29,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,301 is less than the state average of $3,781. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,551 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,301$3,781
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,551$5,574
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$7,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$4,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The College was created in 1948 to serve the needs of the people in the northeastern corner of Mississippi. The official service area of the College is Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union counties. Beyond its official scope, the College enrolls students from Tennessee, Alabama, many other states, and countries. Satellite campuses are now in Union and Alcorn counties. Because we offer quality education in a convenient, affordable, and flexible format, our enrollment has grown in excess of 3,300. Northeast is a comprehensive community college with transfer, career, and technical courses in day, evening, weekend, and on-line formats. We support our students with a full array of financial aid, counseling, placement, and housing services. Our instructors are well-trained and seasoned professionals who invest their energy into the success of their students. In addition to our regular programs, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi offer upper-division classes on the Booneville campus. Classes may also be taken off-campus at the New Albany, Tishomingo, and Corinth sites. Quality programs, caring professionals, and modern facilities are all components of the recipe of success for the College. Northeast offers transfer programs that lead to university study, technical and vocational programs and on-site industry training. These opportunities are provided in a caring atmosphere led by excellent teachers who work for student success both in the classroom and in students' future careers. Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Applied Science degree and certificates. The institution is accredited by the Mississippi State Accrediting Committee of Community and Junior Colleges.

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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.