Northeast Mississippi Community College

Northeast Mississippi Community College

Northeast Mississippi Community College is located in Booneville, Mississippi, United States. It was founded in the year 1948 as Northeast Mississippi Junior College. It received its current name in 1987. The college offers classes in extension centers in Corinth and New Albany. More than 6,000 students enroll in Northeast Mississippi Community College every year.

Students are offered a wide variety of degrees in the fields of arts, business technology, computer services, engineering technology, health sciences, mathematics, science, music, and social and behavioral science. Students can also opt for distance learning courses. The college also provides facilities for continuing education.

Students of Northeast Mississippi Community College are members of Greek societies including Phi Theta Kappa, and Delta Epsilon Chi. They also participate in sports such as football, baseball, golf, tennis, softball, and basketball. The men's and women's teams are known as the Tigers.

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Northeast Mississippi Community College
Cunningham Blvd
Booneville , MS 38829
General Phone: (662) 728-7751

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine150registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Business and Management67business management, accounting, accounting technology, management information systems, marketing, fashion merchandising
Medical Support and Technology60dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, pre-pharmacy, ophthalmic support services
Mechanics and Repair45HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Education and Teaching24special ed, elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, agricultural teaching, art education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, ...
Engineering Technician18architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, construction engineering tech, drafting
Liberal Arts17English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, political science, sociology, history
Therapy and Counseling14psychology, school psychology, communication disorders, physical therapy
Law12pre-law, legal assistant
Production Trades11machinist, machine shop assistant, tool and die tech
Construction Trades10electrician
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science, computer programming
Office and Administration8administrative assistant, office data entry
Family and Social Work7family and consumer science, child care provider, family and human sciences, social work
Fine Arts5fine arts studies
Photography and Commercial Art4photography
Medicine3pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory, health professions
Design3interior design
Media3communication studies, journalism, radio and television
Hospitality2hospitality management
Conservation and Resource Management2forestry, forest technology
Landscaping and Horticulture1landscaping
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1athletic trainer, occupational therapy
Science1biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Drama and Performing Arts1stagecraft
Music0music, various music studies
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture
Religion and Philosophy0theology
Architecture and Planning0architecture
Medical Administration0medical records admin

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree39688
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years957

Northeast Mississippi Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northeast Mississippi Community College had a total enrollment of 3,339 students (2,968 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 19%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 43%
20-21 17%
22-24 8%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

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


Northeast Mississippi Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 43 %

Northeast Mississippi Community College Room and Board (2007)

Northeast Mississippi Community College offers campus housing for 820 of its 2,968 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Booneville, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,950
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,880
Room and board $ 3,321
Room charge $ 1,400
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,704
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,750

Financial Aid:
Northeast Mississippi Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 242600)

Northeast Mississippi Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4585

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year10$59,50115$62,093
All faculty totalcalendar year10$59,50115$62,093

*: 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 year35$52,01570$51,944
All faculty totalacademic year35$52,01570$51,944

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

Northeast Mississippi Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports61420

Northeast Mississippi Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

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

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

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

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Forestry, General

Construction Trades

Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering, General

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

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

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

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Ophthalmic/Optometric Support Svcs and Allied Professions, Other
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Music, General
Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

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

Photography And Commercial Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Tool and Die Technology/Technician

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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What Sets Northeast Mississippi Community College Apart:

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checked Offers distance learning
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checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
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