Coahoma Community College

Coahoma Community College

Coahoma Community College, commonly referred to as CCC, was originally established in 1924 as the Coahoma County Agricultural High School. Over the years, the name and status of the institute changed a number of times until it was finally named the Coahoma Community College in 1989. CCC now has a sprawling 99-acre campus in Coahoma County, Mississippi.

Coahoma Community College offers the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as several certificate programs. The academic divisions of the college include:

  • College of Business & Technology
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Mathematics & Science
  • School of Nursing

The sports teams of Coahoma Community College are known as the Tigers. Students participate in football, basketball, softball, and baseball. There are also various students clubs and organizations such as the Phi Beta Lambda, El Circulo Espanol, Phi Theta Kappa (Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter), and The Black Literary Society. The student-published newspaper of CCC is called the 'Coahoma Tribune'.

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Coahoma Community College
3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale , MS 38614
General Phone: (662) 627-2571

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Coahoma Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching67education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, social science teaching ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Liberal Arts24general studies, social services
Family and Social Work20child development, child care management, social work
Beauty and Cosmetology19cosmetology, barber
Medical Support and Technology17respiratory care tech, clinical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Security and Law Enforcement16criminal justice and safety
Business and Management15business, accounting, accounting technology, MIS
Production Trades12welding
Office and Administration7administrative assistant, business support services
Mechanics and Repair5heavy equipment maintenance tech, autobody repair
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5health and physical education, occupational therapy
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Construction Trades4carpentry
Engineering Technician3computer systems tech
Medical Administration3medical records admin, medical secretary
Hospitality2hotel management
Art Studies2visual and performing arts
Therapy and Counseling2psychology, physical therapy
Science1biology, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science, computer science
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-med, health professions
Media0radio and television

Number of programs and degrees for Coahoma Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree19948
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years638

Coahoma Community College Student Body

Coahoma Community College is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Coahoma Community College had a total enrollment of 2,216 students (937 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 20%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 1%

Coahoma Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 25 %

Coahoma Community College Room and Board (2007)

Coahoma Community College offers campus housing for 292 of its 937 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Clarksdale, Mississippi for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Mississippi Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Coahoma Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,014
Room and board $ 2,914
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 200

Financial Aid:
Coahoma Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 240100)

Coahoma Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year12$51,29917$47,009
All faculty totalcalendar year12$51,29917$47,009

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year10$42,37314$43,719
All faculty totalacademic year10$42,37314$43,719

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Coahoma Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01010

Coahoma Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Social Work

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other

Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Coahoma Community College Apart:

Minority % of student body
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Top 8%Coahoma Community College Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
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Top 8%Coahoma Community College Female % of student body
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 8%Coahoma Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Coahoma Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Coahoma Community College % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Coahoma Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 14%Coahoma Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Coahoma Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of degree programs
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Top 19%Coahoma Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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