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East Central Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on East Central Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is East Central Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

East Central Community College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

East Central Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into East Central Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into East Central Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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East Central Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At East Central Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Central Community College is 59%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  59 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at East Central 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 East Central Community College is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at East Central Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,560 undergraduates at East Central Community College with 1,858 being full-time and 702 being part-time.

East Central Community College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

East Central Community College scored 47.48 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  47.48 out of 100
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How Much Does East Central Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of East Central Community College is $5,260. 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 East Central Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,589 $5,189 $6,865 $9,579 $9,752

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 East Central 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 East Central Community College, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $3,248 a year. That adds up to $12,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Central Community College is 23.0%. 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 East Central Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from East Central Community College make around $28,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 28% 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 East Central Community College

Located in Decatur, Mississippi, East Central Community College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of East Central Community College.

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Location of East Central Community College

Contact details for East Central Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 15738 Highway 15, Decatur, MS 39327-0129
Phone: 601-635-2111
Website: https://www.eccc.edu

East Central Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at East Central Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at East Central 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 2017-2018, 1,514 students took at least one online class at East Central Community College. This is an increase from the 1,431 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,514 359
2016-2017 1,431 365
2015-2016 1,181 230
2014-2015 1,206 310
2013-2014 1,163 319

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