Northeast Mississippi Community College

School Highlights

Northeast Mississippi Community College serves 3,606 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

Northeast Mississippi Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Mississippi for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 331 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Northeast Mississippi Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty331 staff371 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northeast Mississippi Community College has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Northeast Mississippi Community College diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,606 students3,704 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:110:1
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# Full-Time Students2,753 students2,593 students
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# Part-Time Students853 students1,111 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
791 students791 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
17%
38%
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% White
78%
53%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.360.57
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College Completion Rate
31%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,700$30,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,301 is less than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,551 is more than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,301$2,428
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,551$4,459
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,731$8,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$4,750
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Northeast Mississippi Community College is Itawamba Community College (28.4 miles away).
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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.