East Central Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

East Central Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 2,560 students enrolled. This school was established in 1928 and is the only institution located in Decatur, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
East Central Community College will give you the opportunity to earn a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

East Central Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Work and Family Studies, and Electrical and Electronics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
It is important 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 anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at East Central Community College is relatively low at 65% (close to Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at East Central Community College is very low: 28%. Approximately 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at East Central Community College is reasonable - 22:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,400
Low
Average tuition prices are very low - $4,100 per year. The additional fees at East Central Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300, which makes it a total of $4,400 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at East Central Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (601) 635-2111 or check East Central Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,400
Low
East Central Community College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at East Central 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.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
East Central Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 700 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is low -- around $1,400 per year.

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

East Central Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: East Central Community College, 15738 Highway 15, Decatur, Mississippi 39327-0129, USA
Location Map - Street View:
East Central Community College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
East Central Community College Location Map - City View

Read all information about East Central Community College:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime


Mississippi Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Architecture
Get details on 12 architecture schools in Perkinston, Goodman, Wesson, Clarksdale, Scooba, Moorhead, Fulton, and 9 other cities. About 200 architecture diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for architecture programs in MS: $14,100.

Automotive and Mechanic
Learn about 15 automotive and mechanic schools in Meridian, Wesson, Ellisville, Scooba, Booneville, Perkinston, Goodman, and 12 more cities. Around 400 automotive and mechanic degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for automotive and mechanic programs in MS is approximately $4,500.

Carpentry
Read about 6 carpentry schools in Raymond, Clarksdale, Summit, Meridian, Scooba, and Decatur. Approximately 100 carpentry degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for carpentry degree programs in MS - $4,200.

Computer Science
Read information about 32 computer science colleges in Jackson, Hattiesburg, Decatur, Madison, Starkville, Booneville, Holly Springs, and 23 other cities. About 1,100 computer science degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for computer science programs in MS - $10,200.

Cosmetology
Our directory contains 29 cosmetology schools in Jackson, Gulfport, Goodman, Meridian, Scooba, Clarksdale, Horn Lake, and 22 more cities. About 800 cosmetology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for cosmetology programs in MS is roughly $7,600.

Culinary
Read about 12 culinary schools in Moorhead, Decatur, Wesson, Booneville, Raymond, Meridian, Columbus, and 9 more cities. Approximately 300 culinary degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for culinary degree programs in MS is about $5,400.

Electrical and Electronics
Read information about 18 electrical and electronics colleges in Horn Lake, Scooba, Fulton, Poplarville, Booneville, Meridian, Summit, and 15 other cities. About 700 electrical and electronics diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for electrical and electronics programs in MS is approximately $5,200.

Engineering
Detailed information about 21 engineering colleges in Booneville, Jackson, Senatobia, Fulton, Poplarville, Clinton, Meridian, and 18 more cities. Approximately 1,500 engineering degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for engineering degree programs in MS: $13,900.

General Studies
Read information about 29 general studies colleges in Jackson, Hattiesburg, Booneville, Poplarville, Wesson, Ellisville, Meridian, and 23 more cities. Approximately 5,700 general studies diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for general studies programs in MS is approximately $6,400.

HVAC
Learn about 14 hvac colleges in Booneville, Poplarville, Horn Lake, Wesson, Ellisville, Ridgeland, Perkinston, and 11 more cities. Approximately 400 hvac degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for hvac degree programs in MS is approximately $4,700.

Industrial Technologies
Detailed information about 23 industrial technologies colleges in Goodman, Perkinston, Wesson, Decatur, Madison, Senatobia, Alcorn State, and 20 more cities. About 1,700 industrial technologies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies programs in MS: $5,400.

Medical
Get details on 30 medical colleges in Jackson, Hattiesburg, Decatur, Moorhead, University, Cleveland, Itta Bena, and 22 other cities. About 2,400 medical diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for medical degree programs in MS - $12,500.

Medical Assistant
Get details on 30 medical assistant colleges in Hattiesburg, Jackson, Gulfport, Ellisville, Moorhead, Starkville, Clarksdale, and 23 more cities. Around 2,500 medical assistant degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for medical assistant programs in MS is roughly $8,700.

Nursing
Our directory contains 23 nursing colleges in Hattiesburg, Columbus, Moorhead, Wesson, Clarksdale, Senatobia, Ellisville, and 19 other cities. Approximately 3,900 nursing degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for nursing programs in MS is around $8,800.

Office and Clerical Services
Learn about 19 office and clerical services schools in Jackson, Fulton, Scooba, Clarksdale, Perkinston, Summit, Ellisville, and 15 more cities. Approximately 400 office and clerical services degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for office and clerical services programs in MS: $5,700.

Resort and Hospitality
Learn more about 15 resort and hospitality schools in Meridian, Wesson, Decatur, Senatobia, Booneville, Perkinston, Jackson, and 12 more cities. Around 300 resort and hospitality degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for resort and hospitality programs in MS is approximately $12,200.

Welding
Our directory contains 16 welding colleges in Meridian, Summit, Fulton, Ridgeland, Clarksdale, Perkinston, Horn Lake, and 13 other cities. Around 700 welding degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for welding degree programs in MS is about $4,700.

Work and Family Studies
Read about 22 work and family studies colleges in Hattiesburg, Booneville, Jackson, Summit, Ellisville, Scooba, Cleveland, and 18 other cities. About 800 work and family studies degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for work and family studies programs in MS is approximately $8,500.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges