Pearl River Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Pearl River Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,380 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1908 and is the only school located in Poplarville, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Pearl River Community College you can get your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Pearl River Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Electrical and Electronics, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
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.

Pearl River Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Pearl River Community College is very low - 25%. Roughly 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pearl River Community College is decent, 17:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,400
Low
Average tuition charges are low - $5,100 a year. The additional fees at Pearl River Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300; this totals $5,400 per year.

Read the details about Pearl River 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



Acceptance
Rate
84%
Easy
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, credits for life experience, 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
C-
Unsafe
Pearl River Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, 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
Yes
Pearl River Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Pearl River Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Pearl River Community College appears to be a relatively 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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