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East Mississippi Community College

East Mississippi Community College

East Mississippi Community College was originally established as the East Mississippi Junior College in 1927. Even before that, in 1912, it existed as the Kemper County Agricultural High School. The main campus is located in Scooba, Mississippi. The college also operates the following campuses:

  • Columbus Air Force Base Extension, Columbus
  • Golden Triangle Campus, Mayhew
  • Macon Extension, Macon
  • Naval Air Station Meridian Extension, Meridian

East Mississippi Community College, or EMCC, offers a wide variety of academic and technical programs as well as distance learning courses. Students can earn associate's degrees in arts, science, and nursing through EMCC.

The men's sports teams of EMCC are known as the Lions, while the women's teams are called the Lady Lions. They participate in a number of sports including baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, and softball.

Noted author and social entrepreneur Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. is among the illustrious alumni of this college.

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Contacting East Mississippi Community College

East Mississippi Community College
1512 Kemper Street
Scooba , MS 39358-0158
General Phone: (662) 476-5000
http://www.eastms.edu/

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts127English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine96EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing
Business and Management77business, operations management, accounting, banking, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching66elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching
Transportation28truck and bus driver
Construction Trades26electrician, lineworker
Production Trades24machine shop assistant, welding
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20health and physical education
Medical Administration19medical secretary
Beauty and Cosmetology18cosmetology
Funeral and Mortuary Science16funeral and mortuary
Engineering Technician16electronics tech, manufacturing tech, drafting
Office and Administration12administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair11industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counseling11physical therapy
Conservation and Resource Management11forestry
Computer Science and Engineering9computer science, computer networking
Hospitality8hospitality management
Medicine7pre-med, pre-veterinary
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and safety
Art Studies7art studies
Engineering7engineering
Science3biology, chemistry
Law2pre-law
Mathematics2mathematics
Medical Support and Technology0pre-pharmacy, opticianry

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree48143
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14911

East Mississippi Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, East Mississippi Community College had a total enrollment of 4,012 students (3,095 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 45%
Black 52%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 26%
20-21 24%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

ResidencePercent
Mississippi96%
Alabama2%
Louisiana1%

East Mississippi Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 24 %

East Mississippi Community College Room and Board (2007)

East Mississippi Community College offers campus housing for 472 of its 3,095 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Scooba, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,820
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,570
Room and board $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 110

Financial Aid:
East Mississippi Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 240500)

East Mississippi Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year8$62,85115$52,974
All faculty totalcalendar year8$62,85115$52,974

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year39$51,14148$49,678
All faculty totalacademic year39$51,14148$49,678

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

East Mississippi Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total13042172
Football54054
Baseball131528
Basketball22022
All Other Sports412768

East Mississippi Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Construction Trades
Electrician
Lineworker

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering
Engineering, General

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

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Law
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Medicine
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

Transportation
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets East Mississippi Community College Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%East Mississippi Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%East Mississippi Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%East Mississippi Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%East Mississippi Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%East Mississippi Community College % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%East Mississippi Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%East Mississippi Community College Number of students
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%East Mississippi Community College Minority % of student body
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%East Mississippi Community College Number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%East Mississippi Community College Female % of student body

Notable:
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 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 Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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