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East Central Community College Overview

East Central Community College is a public institution located in Decatur, Mississippi. East Central Community College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

What Is East Central Community College Known For?

541 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at East Central Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is East Central Community College?

Location of East Central Community College

Contact details for East Central Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 15738 Highway 15, Decatur, MS 39327-0129
Phone: 601-635-2111
Website: https://www.eccc.edu

How Do I Get Into East Central Community College?

You can apply to East Central Community College online at: https://my.eccc.edu/ICS/Future-Students/Default_Page.jnz

East Central Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford East Central Community College?

22% Take Out Loans
23.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At East Central Community College, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $3,248 a year. That adds up to $12,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Central Community College is 23.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

East Central Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,785 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,603 undergraduate students at East Central Community College, with 1,785 being full-time and 818 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  East Central Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,785 full-time undergraduates at East Central Community College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  East Central Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of East Central Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of East Central Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 607
Hispanic or Latino 44
White 965
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 147

Over 5 countries are represented at East Central Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Colombia, and Bolivia.

Online Learning at East Central Community College

359 Took All Classes Online
1,514 Took At Least One Class Online
7.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,514 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at East Central Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of East Central Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at East Central Community College was 7.1%. This is the #1,515 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at East Central Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

East Central Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 340 0 340
Nursing 32 0 32
Human Development & Family Studies 20 1 21
Precision Metal Working 3 18 21
Cosmetology 0 18 18
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 3 14 17
Allied Health Professions 8 6 14
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 7 11
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 11 11
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 9 1 10
Carpentry 0 9 9
Computer Systems Networking 6 1 7
Culinary Arts 5 2 7
Business Administration & Management 3 3 6
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 3 2 5
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 2 3
Hospitality Management 2 1 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3 0 3
Industrial Production Technology 2 1 3
Accounting 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0
TOTAL 444 97 541

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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