Holmes Community College

Holmes Community College

Holmes Community College is a community college located in Mississippi. It traces its origin to the year 1911. The college operates three campuses in the cities of Grenada, Ridgeland and Goodman. Holmes Community College also operates satellite campuses in Kosciusko and Webster County. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Holmes Community College has an active student life. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations that are based on the varied interests of the school's students. The college offers a wide variety of scholarships to its students like Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships, SkillsUSA Scholarships, Honors Program Book Scholarship and Endowment Scholarships. The sports teams of the college are nicknmaed the Bulldogs.

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Contacting Holmes Community College

Holmes Community College
#1 Hill St
Goodman , MS 39079
General Phone: (662) 472-2312

Holmes Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine198EMT paramedic, pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts82liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management66accounting and management
Education and Teaching41elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Engineering Technician40architectural engineering tech, industrial tech, manufacturing tech, construction engineering tech, software tech, drafting, engineering technician
Office and Administration28office data entry
Therapy and Counseling27psychology, physical therapy
Mechanics and Repair19HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medicine18pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, health professions
Computer Science and Engineering18computer and info science, computer programming, computer science, computer networking
Production Trades17machinist, welding
Law17pre-law, legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology15surgical tech, pre-pharmacy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy14occupational therapist assistant, occupational therapy
Engineering10engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering
Beauty and Cosmetology9cosmetology
Family and Social Work9child development
Conservation and Resource Management8forest technology, wildlife management
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and administration
Funeral and Mortuary Science5funeral and mortuary
Medical Administration2medical records admin
Agricultural Science and Management1agriculture
Transportation1aviation operations
Art Studies0art studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree54150
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1129

Holmes Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Holmes Community College had a total enrollment of 5,107 students (4,361 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

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

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 27%
20-21 21%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Holmes Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 28 %

Holmes Community College Room and Board (2007)

Holmes Community College offers campus housing for 600 of its 4,361 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Goodman, 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 14 meals per week.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,624
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,574
Room and board $ 2,356
Room charge $ 880
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,100
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 4,100

Financial Aid:
Holmes Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 240800)

Holmes 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 year13$59,68617$64,230
All faculty totalcalendar year13$59,68617$64,230

*: 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 year38$55,27190$55,443
All faculty totalacademic year38$55,27190$55,443

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

Holmes Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports341751

Holmes Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Business/Management

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

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering, General
Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

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

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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What Sets Holmes Community College Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 11%Holmes Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Number of students
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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Number of degree programs
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Female % of student body
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Top 20%Holmes Community College Female % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 20%Holmes Community College % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career 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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