Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit

Summit, MS

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Overview

Southwest Mississippi Community College offers 144-degree programs and 9 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. 1 high safety campus. 38.9% are women, and 61.1% are men. Southwest Mississippi Community College is a member of 2 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Southwest Mississippi Community College is 4423$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $7970 and $10280 per year. 27% of full-time Southwest Mississippi 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 $25,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

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 Southwest Mississippi 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.

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$4,423
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Southwest Mississippi Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$4,203
$30,001 - $48,000$4,899
$48,001 - $75,000$6,107
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: 3600

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Percent of students with financial aid

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29%

Types of financial aids

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1447 of Southwest Mississippi Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 73 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Southwest Mississippi Community College number 28 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Mississippi.

Students at Southwest Mississippi Community College awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$25,700

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

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

Disability services

3%

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.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)

Graduation Rate

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27%
BELOW AVERAGE

Southwest Mississippi Community College graduation rate is below the national average.

27% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Southwest Mississippi 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 index doesn’t take into account 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 educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Southwest Mississippi Community College is 22:1, that means that for every 22 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.

Student-to-faculty ratio

22:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

1

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Southwest Mississippi Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Southwest Mississippi Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Mississippi.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 1156 College Drive address in Summit, Mississippi.

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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 a part of Southwest Mississippi Community College with 0.55% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Southwest Mississippi Community College offers 144 programs in total: 114 are for Associate's degree, 24 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, and 6 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 63 universities in Mississippi state. Southwest Mississippi Community College is one of the few institutions in Mississippi that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 9 distance learning programs that are provided in the Southwest Mississippi Community College: 9 are for Associate's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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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.

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Southwest Mississippi Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1312 students with 54970 both contact and credit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Southwest Mississippi Community College

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Great place to get general courses out of the way. Beautiful campus. Friendly people. Good place to get associate's degree or take up a trade.

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Great!

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Fun when we went to camp

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Location & Website

Address: 1156 College Dr

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +6012762000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: smcc.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

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