Meridian Community College: Review & Facts

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Meridian Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,385 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1937 and is the only school located in Meridian, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are offered at Meridian Community College.

Meridian Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Trucking. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
51%
Bad
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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Meridian Community College student retention rate is low at 51% (way below Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Meridian Community College is below average: 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at Meridian Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,700
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low - around $3,400 a year. The additional fees at Meridian Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300, which comes to $3,700 annually.

Read the details about Meridian 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 your 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 request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Meridian Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (601) 483-8241 or check Meridian Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Meridian Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Meridian 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
Meridian Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Meridian Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Meridian Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Meridian Community College, 910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801, USA
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