101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

Northeast Mississippi Community College serves 3,243 students (77% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 46%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,243 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,301
  • Out-state tuition: $4,551
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 331 teachers has grown by 139% over five years.
Northeast Mississippi Community College
(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
331 staff
371 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 10:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Northeast Mississippi Community College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,243 students
3,243 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,488 students
2,299 students
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# Part-Time Students
755 students
1,093 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
280 students
295 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,488 students
2,299 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
755 students
1,139 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
814 students
814 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
16%
37%
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% White
80%
54%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.33
0.57
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
7.53%
5.4%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,700
$30,000
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Tuition 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 28% 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 23% 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 Aid
99%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,233
$8,448
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$4,808
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northeast Mississippi Community College cost?

Northeast Mississippi Community College's tuition is approximately $2,301 for In-State students and $4,551 for Out-State students.

What is Northeast Mississippi Community College's ranking?

Northeast Mississippi Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Mississippi for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,243 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,301
  • Out-state tuition: $4,551
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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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 higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Hinds Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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