Holmes Community College Overview
Located in Goodman, Mississippi, Holmes Community College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Holmes Community College.
What Is Holmes Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Holmes Community College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Holmes Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Holmes Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#48||Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#68||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#262||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#374||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Holmes Community College.
Where Is Holmes Community College?
Contact details for Holmes Community College are given below.
|Address:||#1 Hill St, Goodman, MS 39079|
How Do I Get Into Holmes Community College?
You can apply to Holmes Community College online at: https://hccapp.holmescc.edu/ruready_orientation/index.cfm
Can I Afford Holmes Community College?
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 Holmes Community College, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $2,444 a year. That adds up to $9,776 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Holmes Community College is 20.2%. 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.
Holmes Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,343 full-time undergraduates at Holmes Community College, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Holmes Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,552|
|Hispanic or Latino||62|
Online Learning at Holmes Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Holmes Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Holmes Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Holmes Community College was 1.3%. This is the #1,945 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Holmes Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Holmes Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||62%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||2%|
|Computer Information Systems||53%|
|Computer Systems Networking||18%|
|Health Sciences & Services||55%|
|Industrial Production Technology||24%|
|Non-Professional General Legal Studies||67%|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||27%|
|Precision Metal Working||12%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Holmes Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Holmes Community College.
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%.
Holmes Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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