East Central Community College

East Central Community College

East Central Community College, also known as ECCC, is a junior college located in Decatur, Mississippi, United States. It was established in the year 1928. ECCc provides a wide range of courses in various areas of study including the arts, science, and business. In addition, if offers several career oriented, health care, and technical courses. Students can also apply to the distance education and adult education programs.

ECCC is home to several men's and women's sports teams. Their teams are named the Warriors. They compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II and the MACJC Sports Tournament. The Warriors participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, golf, softball, and tennis, among others.

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Contacting East Central Community College

East Central Community College
275 West Broad Street
Decatur , MS 39327-0129
General Phone: (601) 635-2111

East Central Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts109liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine102pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Education and Teaching49elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching
Business and Management27business management
Medical Support and Technology25medical coding, surgical tech, pre-pharmacy
Construction Trades22carpentry, electrician
Mechanics and Repair22HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medicine19pre-dentistry, pre-med, medical preparatory
Production Trades19machinist, welding
Family and Social Work18child care provider, social work courses
Beauty and Cosmetology17cosmetology
Engineering Technician14electronics tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering12computer programming, computer networking
Office and Administration10administrative assistant, office data entry
Medical Administration5medical secretary
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4athletic trainer
Hospitality3hospitality management
Music2music performance
Cooking and Culinary Arts2culinary arts
Therapy and Counseling2psychology
Fine Arts1fine arts studies
Conservation and Resource Management1forestry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree37833
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11013

East Central Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, East Central Community College had a total enrollment of 2,281 students (2,168 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 35%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 7%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 29%
20-21 26%
22-24 12%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown5%

East Central Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 23 %

East Central Community College Room and Board (2007)

East Central Community College offers campus housing for 593 of its 2,168 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

East Central Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,523
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,623
Room and board $ 2,930
Room charge $ 1,150
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,780
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 3,210

Financial Aid:
East Central Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 240400)

East Central 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 year5$41,2986$51,601
All faculty totalcalendar year5$41,2986$51,601

*: 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 year27$44,25644$49,649
All faculty totalacademic year27$44,25644$49,649

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

East Central Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


East Central Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work, Other

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets East Central Community College Apart:

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% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 16%East Central Community College % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in engineering
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Top 16%East Central Community College % of degrees in engineering
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
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 athletic scholarships

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