East Central Community College: Review & Facts

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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
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