Pearl River Community College in Poplarville
Pearl River Community College offers 163-degree programs and 12 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. 2 high safety сampuses. 37.8% are women, and 62.2% are men. Pearl River Community College is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Pearl River Community College is 1563$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $3855 and $8105 per year. 27% of full-time Pearl River Community College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $26,500, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Pearl River Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Pearl River Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$1,079|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$1,597|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$3,631|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$4,908|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: 4300
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
3107 of Pearl River Community College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 69 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Pearl River Community College number 16 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Mississippi.
Students at Pearl River Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||98.17%||$5,207|
|$30,001 - $48,000||92.68%||$4,733|
|$48,001 - $75,000||95.71%||$3,256|
|$75,001 - $110,000||91.67%||$2,041|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition payment plan
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Pearl River Community College.
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.
Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
- Member of National Athletic Association
- Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Pearl River Community College graduation rate is below the national average.
27% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Pearl River Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Pearl River Community College is 17:1, that means that for every 17 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Students enrollment in distance education
In Pearl River Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Pearl River Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Mississippi.
The percentage of crimes on Main Campus
The campus located by 101 Hwy 11 N address in Poplarville, Mississippi.
Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Pearl River Community College with 0.31% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, robbery, and motor vehicle theft.
The percentage of crimes on Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center
The campus located by 5448 Us Hwy 49 S address in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Pearl River Community College with 0.02% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Pearl River Community College-Forrest County Center is motor vehicle theft.
Number of degree programs offered
This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 63 universities in Mississippi state. Pearl River Community College is one of the few institutions in Mississippi that offers an Associate's degree program.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 12 distance education programs that are offered in the Pearl River Community College: 9 are for Associate's degree and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Mississippi state average data to help you compare.
Pearl River Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 3880 students with 116414 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Pearl River Community College
- 15% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 15% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 10% — Health Professions and Related Programs
- 3% — Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin
- 3% — Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Pearl River Community College
I've had a positive experience at the Hattiesburg Campus, the teachers are great.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
The staff are going to many high schools right before graduation lying to the students stating dorm rooms are free only to find it takes up your whole pell grant. That's how they get students interested!! Issa lie, Over $3000 on loans or out of pocket per semester!Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Laura Chislom at the finance office is someone you DO NOT want to deal with, she was happy to help me before I paid off my loans but the day after I pay them a problem came up and she hung up on me after going off. Do not go to school here.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
All three of my grand daughters here in Mississippi have come to sounds of the south. All three loved it and would recommend to anyone who has a child in band.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I attended Pearl River Community College in 2006 and 2007 and found it to be an excellent institution of instruction. The instructors at Pearl River Community College provided me with a top-notch education and instilled in me the drive to pursue excellence in all of my academic endeavors. PRCC was instrumental in my educational pursuits. Because of their sincere efforts in guiding the paths of their students I was able to earn my A.A. with a 4.0 GPA. I later attended USM and earned my B.S. with a 4.0, and then went on to earn an M.A. and PhD. Because of the impact that Pearl River Community College had on my life I decided to seek employment there so that I could return the favor by encouraging and mentoring as many students as possible. Pearl River Community College serves a special role within the community, providing quality education to students of various ages and backgrounds. At Pearl River Community College the instructors and staff truly care about the lives, careers, and academic pursuits of their students.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 101 Hwy 11 N
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +6014031000
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: prcc.edu
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