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East Mississippi Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on East Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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 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

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into East Mississippi Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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East Mississippi Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, East Mississippi Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 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 3,832 undergraduates at EMCC with 2,593 being full-time and 1,239 being part-time.

EMCC 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.

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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from EMCC make around $24,900 per year during the early years of their employment. 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.


See which majors at East Mississippi Community College make the most money.

Location of East Mississippi Community College

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

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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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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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