Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's central campus is in Perkinston, Mississippi. MGCCC has 4 centers and 4 campuses. The different campuses of the college are located in:

  • The Applied Technology and Development Center
  • The Community Campus
  • The George County Center
  • The Jackson County Campus
  • The Jefferson Davis Campus
  • The Keesler Center
  • The West Harrison County Center

The sports teams of MGCCC are nicknamed the Bulldogs. A wide variety of sports are played at this college. There college sponsors soccer, golf, softball, baseball and football teams. The sports teams participate in the Mississippi Community College Athletic Conference.

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
51 Main Street
Perkinston , MS 39573
General Phone: (601) 928-5211

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts310language translation, sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine274registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing, EMT paramedic
Business and Management182business management, finance, MIS, marketing, fashion merchandising
Education and Teaching161special ed, elementary school teaching, art education, business teaching, English teaching, industrial arts teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, ...
Office and Administration81administrative assistant
Medical Support and Technology70pre-pharmacy, opticianry, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, medical lab tech, clinical and medical lab science
Engineering Technician44electronics tech, environmental engineering tech, construction engineering tech, drafting and design tech
Mechanics and Repair39computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, marine mechanic
Security and Law Enforcement32criminal justice and safety, criminal science
Therapy and Counseling23physical therapy
Construction Trades23carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Production Trades23machine shop assistant, welding
Hospitality21hotel management, restaurant and food services management, resort management
Family and Social Work21human services
Landscaping and Horticulture17applied horticulture, landscaping, turf management
Medicine12pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science, database administration, computer engineering
Photography and Commercial Art9commercial art
Transportation8truck and bus driver, marine transportation
Law5legal assistant, court reporting
Funeral and Mortuary Science4funeral and mortuary
Design3interior design
Art Studies2art studies
Architecture and Planning2architecture
Agricultural Science and Management0aquaculture
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0occupational therapy

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,21967
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21021
Award of less than 1 academic year61

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College had a total enrollment of 8,860 students (7,055 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 21%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 30%
20-21 19%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown1%

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 30 %

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,752
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,898
Room and board $ 3,770
Room charge $ 2,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,670
Books and supplies $ 520
Other expenses $ 3,610

Financial Aid:
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 241700)

Mississippi Gulf Coast 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 year34$53,97025$53,500
All faculty totalcalendar year34$53,97025$53,500

*: 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 year106$45,480177$48,337
All faculty totalacademic year106$45,480177$48,337

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

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports302353

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Technical Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Resort Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Language Interpretation and Translation
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

Marine Transportation, Other
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Top 19%Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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 Offers weekend classes
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 a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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