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How Well Is Copiah-Lincoln Community College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College was awarded 252 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is physical education teaching and coaching.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Copiah-Lincoln Community College as #1,687 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in Mississippi ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Copiah-Lincoln Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Copiah-Lincoln Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Copiah-Lincoln Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

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Copiah-Lincoln Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,907 undergraduates at Copiah-Lincoln Community College with 1,925 being full-time and 982 being part-time.

How Much Does Copiah-Lincoln Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Copiah-Lincoln Community College is $3,714. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Copiah-Lincoln Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,707 $4,028 $6,903 $8,657 $9,919

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Copiah-Lincoln Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Copiah-Lincoln Community College, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,127 a year. That adds up to $16,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Copiah-Lincoln Community College is 21.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Copiah-Lincoln Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $27,400 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 31% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is a public institution located in Wesson, Mississippi. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Copiah-Lincoln Community College.

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Contact details for Copiah-Lincoln Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, MS 39191
Phone: 601-643-5101

Copiah-Lincoln Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Copiah-Lincoln Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,758 students took at least one online class at Copiah-Lincoln Community College. This is a decrease from the 1,877 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,758 833
2018-2019 1,877 692
2017-2018 523 50
2016-2017 528 62
2015-2016 447 46

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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