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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?

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.

Holmes Community College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Holmes Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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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

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Holmes Community College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 Holmes Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Holmes Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Holmes Community College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Holmes Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,789 undergraduates at Holmes Community College with 3,705 being full-time and 2,084 being part-time.

Holmes Community College 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 Holmes Community College is 25.68 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  25.68 out of 100
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How Much Does Holmes Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Holmes Community College is $4,332. 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 +
$3,600 $4,580 $6,866 $7,896 $10,640

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

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 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 20.2%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Holmes Community College make about $28,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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.

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Location of Holmes Community College

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

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Location of Holmes Community College

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 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, 2,891 students took at least one online class at Holmes Community College. This is an increase from the 2,731 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,891 1,514
2016-2017 2,731 1,373
2015-2016 2,850 1,333
2014-2015 2,781 1,469
2013-2014 2,748 1,454

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