Northwest Mississippi Community College

Northwest Mississippi Community College

Northwest Mississippi Community College, also referred to as NMCC, is a coeducational, public community college located in Senatobia, North Mississippi, United States. It was established in 1928. The technical and vocational courses offered by the College cover many areas including Automotive Technology, Agricultural Technology, Collision Repair, Medical Office Technology, and Cosmetology. Pre-professional areas include architecture, law, engineering, pharmacy, forestry, agriculture, and accountancy.

The academic departments at NMCC include:

  • Accountancy
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Sciences
  • Liberal Arts
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Social Work

NMCC's sports teams are called the Rangers. The official mascot is the Ranger. The college offers sports programs in football, soccer, softball, baseball, basketball, rodeo, and golf.

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Northwest Mississippi Community College
4975 Hwy 51 N
Senatobia , MS 38668-1714
General Phone: (662) 562-3200

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine236EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing
Business and Management130business management, accounting, accounting technology, MIS, management information systems, marketing
Liberal Arts113foreign language and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, social services, sociology, history
Education and Teaching71elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, business teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching
Beauty and Cosmetology39cosmetology
Medical Support and Technology37dental hygienist, cardiovascular tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, cytotechnologist, clinical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Mechanics and Repair30HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Computer Science and Engineering26computer programming, information science, computer science, computer networking
Medical Administration23medical records admin, medical secretary
Engineering Technician22civil engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, drafting
Family and Social Work21child development, child care management, social work
Production Trades16tool and die tech, welding
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and administration, forensic science
Therapy and Counseling12psychology, physical therapy
Office and Administration12office management, administrative assistant
Law9pre-law, legal assistant
Funeral and Mortuary Science9funeral and mortuary
Agricultural Science and Management8agriculture, agricultural mechanization, agricultural mechanization courses
Animal Science and Care7animal husbandry
Media5journalism, broadcast journalism, journalism courses, public relations, communications tech courses
Art Studies5art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4parks and recreation management, exercise science, occupational therapy
Hospitality3hotel management
Science3biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry
Design3graphic design
Medicine2pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, health professions
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Transportation0truck and bus driver
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Architecture and Planning0architecture
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree68783
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1698
Award of less than 1 academic year93

Northwest Mississippi Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest Mississippi Community College had a total enrollment of 7,097 students (6,916 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 22%
22-24 12%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Northwest Mississippi Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 40 %

Northwest Mississippi Community College Room and Board (2007)

Northwest Mississippi Community College offers campus housing for 1,063 of its 6,916 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,700
Room and board $ 2,850
Room charge $ 1,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,850
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,100

Financial Aid:
Northwest Mississippi Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 242700)

Northwest 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
Instructorcalendar year12$59,83617$61,256
All faculty totalcalendar year12$59,83617$61,256

*: 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 year70$50,050108$52,281
All faculty totalacademic year70$50,050108$52,281

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

Northwest Mississippi Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports5813

Northwest Mississippi Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Mechanization, Other
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

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

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

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

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

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Social Work

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

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

Broadcast Journalism
Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other
Journalism, Other
Public Relations/Image Management

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
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
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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