Mid South Community College

Mid South Community College

Mid - South Community College, also often referred to as MSCC, is a two-year, coeducational, public institution located in West Memphis, Arkansas, United States. The college campus spreads over a 30-acre plot, just off Airport Road. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 30, 1980. It offers associate degrees (on arts and applied science) and a number of technical courses.

There are a number of clubs and student organizations in the college campus, including Baptist Collegiate Ministry and Campus Ministry International, MSCC Book Club, The Student Arkansas Education Association (SAEA) and Writers Anonymous.

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Contacting Mid-South Community College

Mid-South Community College
2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis , AR 72301-3829
General Phone: (870) 733-6722

Mid-South Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts51liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Office and Administration12general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, computer networking, webmastering
Education and Teaching8teacher ed
Nursing and Emergency Medicine6EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Family and Social Work6child development, child care provider
Mechanics and Repair2computer repair
Business and Management1management information systems
Media1radio and TV tech
Engineering Technician1manufacturing tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year349
Associate's degree645
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11

Mid-South Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mid-South Community College had a total enrollment of 1,654 students (925 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 53%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 14%
18-19 19%
20-21 12%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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


Mid-South Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %
Part-Time 32 %

Mid-South Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mid-South Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,100
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,600
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Mid-South Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2348200)

Mid-South Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2315

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year11$53,9172*
All faculty totalcalendar year11$53,9172*

*: 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 year12$39,86613$41,327
All faculty totalacademic year12$39,86613$41,327

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

Mid-South Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Development

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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What Sets Mid-South Community College Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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