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East Mississippi Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how East Mississippi Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 Mississippi Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

East Mississippi Community College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

EMCC 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 EMCC?

Acceptance Rate

East Mississippi Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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East Mississippi Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At East Mississippi Community College, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at East Mississippi Community College is 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at East Mississippi 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 Mississippi Community College is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at EMCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,908 undergraduates at EMCC with 2,442 being full-time and 1,466 being part-time.

EMCC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for EMCC is 62.60 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  62.60 out of 100
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How Much Does East Mississippi Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of EMCC is $6,489. 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 EMCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,853 $6,070 $8,573 $10,804 $10,318

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 EMCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At EMCC, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $4,257 a year. That adds up to $17,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at EMCC is 22.0%. 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 EMCC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from EMCC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $24,900 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 37% 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 Mississippi Community College

Located in Scooba, Mississippi, East Mississippi Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding EMCC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of East Mississippi Community College

Contact details for EMCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1512 Kemper Street, Scooba, MS 39358-0158
Phone: 662-476-5000

East Mississippi Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at EMCC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,241 students took at least one online class at East Mississippi Community College. This is an increase from the 1,971 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,241 858
2016-2017 1,971 894
2015-2016 1,819 943
2014-2015 2,049 1,116
2013-2014 1,858 1,025

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