Holmes Community College

Holmes Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Holmes Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Holmes 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.

Holmes Community College was awarded 151 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is pre-occupational therapy studies.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Holmes Community College as #1,281 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Holmes Community College also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Mississippi ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Holmes Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Holmes 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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Holmes Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Holmes 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

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 Holmes 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 Holmes 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 Holmes 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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Holmes Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,529 undergraduates at Holmes Community College with 3,343 being full-time and 2,186 being part-time.

How Much Does Holmes Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Holmes Community College is $4,321. 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 Holmes Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,884 $4,122 $5,911 $7,175 $8,361

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 Holmes 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 Holmes Community College, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $2,444 a year. That adds up to $9,776 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Holmes Community College is 18.8%. 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 Holmes Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Holmes Community College make around $28,300 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 29% 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 Holmes Community College make the most money.

Location of Holmes Community College

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

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Contact details for Holmes Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: #1 Hill St, Goodman, MS 39079
Phone: 662-472-2312
Website: www.holmescc.edu/

Holmes Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Holmes 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 2018-2019, 2,905 students took at least one online class at Holmes Community College. This is an increase from the 2,891 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,905 1,666
2017-2018 2,891 1,514
2016-2017 2,731 1,373
2015-2016 2,850 1,333
2013-2014 2,748 1,454

Learn more about online learning at Holmes Community College.

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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