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Northeast Mississippi Community College Overview

Northeast Mississippi Community College is a public institution situated in Booneville, Mississippi. Booneville is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Northeast Mississippi Community College Known For?

711 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of the faculty were full-time.

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Northeast Mississippi Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northeast Mississippi Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Physics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northeast Mississippi Community College?

Location of Northeast Mississippi Community College

Contact details for Northeast Mississippi Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, MS 38829
Phone: 662-728-7751
Website: www.nemcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Northeast Mississippi Community College?

You can apply to Northeast Mississippi Community College online at: www.nemcc.edu/admissions/future_students/apply-now/

Northeast Mississippi Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Northeast Mississippi Community College?

23% Take Out Loans
25.0% 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 Northeast Mississippi Community College, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,079 a year. That adds up to $16,316 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northeast Mississippi Community College is 25.0%. 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.

Northeast Mississippi Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,679 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,512 undergraduate students at Northeast Mississippi Community College, with 2,679 being full-time and 833 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northeast Mississippi Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,679 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Mississippi Community College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northeast Mississippi Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northeast Mississippi Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 534
Hispanic or Latino 61
White 2,005
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

Online Learning at Northeast Mississippi Community College

376 Took All Classes Online
2,675 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,675 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 17th 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 Northeast Mississippi Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeast Mississippi Community College was -5.6%. This is the #2,490 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northeast Mississippi Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Northeast Mississippi Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 23%
Business Administration & Management 19%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30%
Health Professions 3%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 30%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 26%
Liberal Arts General Studies 26%
Social Sciences 50%
Visual & Performing Arts 14%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Northeast Mississippi 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 Northeast Mississippi Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services #4
Physics #7
Chemistry #11
Film, Video & Photographic Arts #11
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing #12
Drama & Theater Arts #12
Health/Medical Prep Programs #13
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #17
General Biology #26
Fine & Studio Arts #29
Physical Sciences #31
General Engineering #37
Mathematics #41
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #50
Library & Information Science #51
Political Science & Government #51
Design & Applied Arts #57
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #57
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #60
Mathematics & Statistics #64
Sociology #69
General English Literature #70
Library Science #70
History #75
History #75
Social Work #83
Management Information Systems #90
Theological & Ministerial Studies #106
Health & Physical Education #111
Communication & Media Studies #116
Visual & Performing Arts #120
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #128
English Language & Literature #129
Engineering #129
Marketing #154
Theology & Religious Vocations #160
Business Support & Assistant Services #174
Communication & Journalism #175
General Psychology #177
Special Education #207
Computer Information Systems #218
Teacher Education Subject Specific #220
Social Sciences #233
Psychology #238
Public Administration & Social Service #242
Teacher Education Grade Specific #320
Accounting #334
Criminal Justice & Corrections #460
Computer & Information Sciences #483

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%.

Northeast Mississippi 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 279 0 279
Nursing 66 0 66
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 42 42
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 32 0 32
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 22 0 22
Dental Support Services 20 0 20
Allied Health Professions 19 0 19
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 9 10 19
Business Administration & Management 15 1 16
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 8 8 16
Accounting 13 0 13
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 0 13
Health & Medical Administrative Services 12 0 12
Precision Metal Working 10 2 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10 0 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 9 0 9
Human Development & Family Studies 9 0 9
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 9 0 9
General Psychology 9 0 9
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7 0 7
Civil Engineering Technology 7 0 7
Legal Support Services 7 0 7
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 3 3 6
Social Work 6 0 6
General Engineering 5 0 5
Culinary Arts 4 1 5
Business Support & Assistant Services 4 0 4
Hospitality Management 4 0 4
Computer Programming 4 0 4
Construction Engineering Technology 4 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 4 0 4
Special Education 3 0 3
General Biology 2 0 2
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 2 0 2
History 2 0 2
Health & Physical Education 2 0 2
Political Science & Government 2 0 2
General Agriculture 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 1 0 1
General English Literature 1 0 1
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 1 0 1
Communication Sciences 1 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 1 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 1 0 1
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1 0 1
Marketing 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 0
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 0 0
Library & Information Science 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0
TOTAL 644 67 711

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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