Pearl River Community College: Review & Facts

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Pearl River Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,310 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1908 and is the only school located in Poplarville, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
At Pearl River Community College you can get your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Pearl River Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Welding, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
47%
Pearl River Community College student retention rate is very low at 47% (way below Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pearl River Community College is low - 36%. Roughly 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pearl River Community College is decent, 16:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,800
Average tuition charges are very low - $4,600 a year. The additional fees at Pearl River Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200; this totals $4,800 per year.

Read the details about Pearl River Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
84%
As reported in recent government data, 3,879 applications were submitted and 3,255 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

Pearl River Community College will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Pearl River Community College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Pearl River Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pearl River Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Pearl River Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pearl River Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pearl River Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pearl River Community College, 101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470, USA
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