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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?

1,406 Undergraduate Awards
  • 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.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Non-Professional General Legal Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Legal Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Health/Medical Prep Programs Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Holmes Community College?

Location of Holmes Community College

Contact details for Holmes Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: #1 Hill St, Goodman, MS 39079
Phone: 662-472-2312
Website: www.holmescc.edu

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

Since Holmes Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Holmes Community College?

30% Take Out Loans
20.2% 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 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

3,343 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,529 undergraduate students at Holmes Community College, with 3,343 being full-time and 2,186 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Holmes Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,343 full-time undergraduates at Holmes Community College, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Holmes Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Holmes Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 1,552
Hispanic or Latino 62
White 1,627
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 74

Online Learning at Holmes Community College

1,514 Took All Classes Online
2,891 Took At Least One Class Online
1.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,891 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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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%
Chemical Engineering 75%
Chemistry 45%
Civil Engineering 46%
Computer & Information Sciences 2%
Computer Information Systems 53%
Computer Systems Networking 18%
Engineering 32%
Forestry 33%
General Business/Commerce 16%
Health Sciences & Services 55%
Industrial Production Technology 24%
Marketing 9%
Music 75%
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 67%
Nursing 3%
Other Agriculture 62%
Physical Sciences 45%
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 27%
Precision Metal Working 12%
Precision Production 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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration #2
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance #3
Other Agriculture #3
Wildlife Management #3
Architectural Engineering Technology #5
Forestry #6
Funeral & Mortuary Science #7
Construction Engineering Technology #8
Chemistry #9
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #9
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies #11
Natural Resource Management #11
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #11
Health/Medical Prep Programs #11
Drama & Theater Arts #11
Chemical Engineering #14
General Agriculture #14
Personal & Culinary Services #15
Air Transportation #16
Transportation & Materials Moving #17
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #20
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #20
Romance Languages #22
Physical Sciences #23
General Biology #24
Music #24
Industrial Production Technology #25
Electronics Engineering Technology #25
Fine & Studio Arts #26
Computer Engineering #26
Civil Engineering #31
General Engineering #31
Mathematics #34
Natural Resources & Conservation #35
Electrical Engineering #38
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #41
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #44
Computer Systems Networking #48
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #49
Mathematics & Statistics #50
Design & Applied Arts #50
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #51
General English Literature #53
Health Sciences & Services #57
History #60
History #60
Computer Programming #66
Legal Support Services #69
Social Work #71
Allied Health Professions #90
Health & Physical Education #91
Communication & Media Studies #95
Legal Professions #98
Visual & Performing Arts #101
English Language & Literature #103
Engineering #104
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #106
Marketing #120
Business Support & Assistant Services #127
General Psychology #136
Communication & Journalism #143
Engineering Technologies #154
General Business/Commerce #164
Computer Information Systems #167
Psychology #190
Public Administration & Social Service #195
Teacher Education Grade Specific #257
Accounting #258
Health & Medical Administrative Services #304
Criminal Justice & Corrections #372
Computer & Information Sciences #372
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #423
Nursing #436
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #493
Liberal Arts General Studies #493

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.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Health/Medical Prep Programs 250 0 250
General Business/Commerce 129 0 129
Liberal Arts General Studies 108 0 108
Teacher Education Grade Specific 80 0 80
Nursing 74 0 74
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 67 67
Precision Metal Working 2 55 57
Health & Medical Administrative Services 36 19 55
Allied Health Professions 29 13 42
General Psychology 36 0 36
Industrial Production Technology 9 24 33
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30 2 32
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 30 30
Civil Engineering 28 0 28
Social Work 28 0 28
Health & Physical Education 26 0 26
General Biology 24 0 24
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 24 0 24
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 11 11 22
Legal Support Services 18 2 20
Computer Information Systems 17 0 17
Computer Systems Networking 9 8 17
Architectural Engineering Technology 3 13 16
Cosmetology 0 14 14
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 3 10 13
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 5 7 12
Business Administration & Management 7 4 11
Marketing 11 0 11
Construction Engineering Technology 6 5 11
Health Sciences & Services 11 0 11
Chemistry 11 0 11
Fine & Studio Arts 10 0 10
Computer Programming 9 0 9
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 9 0 9
Other Agriculture 8 0 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 6 2 8
Communication & Media Studies 8 0 8
Electrical Engineering 8 0 8
General English Literature 6 0 6
Forestry 6 0 6
Funeral & Mortuary Science 6 0 6
Chemical Engineering 4 0 4
History 4 0 4
Music 4 0 4
Accounting 1 1 2
Mathematics 2 0 2
Wildlife Management 1 0 1
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 1 0 1
Air Transportation 1 0 1
General Agriculture 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0
Natural Resource Management 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,119 287 1,406

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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