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Holmes Community College

#1 Hill St, Goodman, MS

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General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (662) 472-9023

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (662) 472-9087

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Holmes Community College, headquartered in Goodman, Mississippi, is a two year institution dedicated to serving its communities educational needs. The school operates three campuses in Goodman, Grenada and Ridgeland, as well as two satellite campuses in Kosciusko and Webster County. HCC traces its origins to 1911 when plans were put forth to establish the Holmes County Agricultural High School.

Academics

Holmes Community College offers a variety of programs to assist its students in getting the education they need. Associate, certificate and diploma programs provide the necessary education to either move on to a four year institution or to pursue a career in a chose field of study. Adult education courses are also available for those who wish to complete their education.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in enrolling at Holmes Community College should complete and submit the application, all relevant transcripts and if under the age of 21 ACT or SAT test scores. Students interested in financial aid should complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to obtain their PIN and Student Aid Report. Additionally students should apply for aid from the state of Mississippi. Student can then use the “my doghouse” feature available through the school website check their financial aid status. Further inquiries about the process can be made at the school's financial aid office.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,900-$2,200
    • Out-of-State: $4,400-$5,316
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $100-$120 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $210-$250 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$4,553
Receiving Student Loans26%$2,280

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 13%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Holmes Community College may provide services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Mississippi, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Holmes Community CollegeHolmes CountyMississippi
Graduation Rate27.2%-26.5%
Transfer-out Rate29.4%-25.5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Holmes Community College - Ridgeland Campus

  • Funeral Service Education Program
    • Accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation (since 1999)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2000)

Campus: Holmes Community College Grenada Center

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

  • Accounting and Business and Management (A)
  • Data Entry Technology (A, C)

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

  • Engineering (A)
  • Computer Engineering (A)
  • Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technology

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) (A)
  • Architectural Engineering Technology (A)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Construction Engineering Technology (A)
  • Manufacturing Technology (A)
  • Industrial Technology
  • Engineering Technologies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Forest Technology (A)
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (A)

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

  • Forensic Chemistry (A)

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Machine Tool Technology (A, C)

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

  • Aviation and Airway Management

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art Studies (A)

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