Pearl River Community College Overview
Located in Poplarville, Mississippi, Pearl River Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding Pearl River Community College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Pearl River Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Pearl River Community College is the associate's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Pearl River 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 Pearl River Community College.
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Where Is Pearl River Community College?
Contact details for Pearl River Community College are given below.
|Address:||101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, MS 39470|
How Do I Get Into Pearl River Community College?
You can apply to Pearl River Community College online at: www.prcc.edu/admissions/new-student
Can I Afford Pearl River Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Pearl River Community College, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,074 a year. That adds up to $20,296 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Pearl River Community College is 17.7%. 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.
Pearl River Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,640 full-time undergraduates at Pearl River Community College, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pearl River Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,077|
|Hispanic or Latino||76|
Over 5 countries are represented at Pearl River Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Ireland, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Pearl River Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Pearl River Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th 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 Pearl River Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Pearl River Community College was 11.3%. This is the #1,244 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Pearl River Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Pearl River Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||7%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||21%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Pearl River 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 Pearl River Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Administration & Management||#402|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#499|
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%.
Pearl River 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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