Southwest Mississippi Community College: Review & Facts

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Southwest Mississippi Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,085 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1908 and is the only school located in Summit, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Southwest Mississippi Community College.

Southwest Mississippi Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Cosmetology, Industrial Technologies, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
52%
Southwest Mississippi Community College student retention rate is low at 52% (way below Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southwest Mississippi Community College is low: 35%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwest Mississippi Community College is reasonable - 24:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Average tuition prices are very low - $4,700 per year. The additional fees at Southwest Mississippi Community College not covered by tuition are around $200; which comes to $4,900 annually.

Read the details about Southwest Mississippi 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Southwest Mississippi Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (601) 276-2000 or check Southwest Mississippi Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,100
Southwest Mississippi Community College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SMCC, 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.

Safety
Grade
C-
Southwest Mississippi Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 500 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low - about $1,100 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Southwest Mississippi Community College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwest Mississippi Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwest Mississippi Community College, 1156 College Dr, Summit, Mississippi 39666-0000, USA
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