Coahoma Community College, located in Clarksdale, Mississippi, was founded in 1924 as Coahoma County Agricultural High School. Like many such schools, the focus of and goals of the institution changed after World War II, adding a junior college curriculum by 1949. The school was established under the “separate but equal” statutes, and was among the first of these schools, particularly those receiving state funds to maintain operations. In 1965 the school became open to all students regardless of race, color, gender or religion, and has operated accordingly since.
Coahoma Community College offers students a variety of programs aimed at assisting in academic transfer or providing an education in a given high demand industry or field. Student pursuing academic transfer will complete a curriculum that fulfills the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer in order to continue one's education and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training programs present individuals with an education in a field or industry that allows for long term employment upon completion. Such programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at Coahoma Community College may do so by meeting the minimum requirements for admission, completing the application, and paying all associated fees. Providing transcripts and test scores is also encouraged, as is participating in new student orientation and meeting with a counselor prior to registration. Students may be asked to take a placement exam prior to their course selection. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants, and are awarded based on need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $2,400. 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 is estimated to range between $2,300-$2,800 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $130 to $150 per 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$5,684|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Coahoma Community College may provide student services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Coahoma Community College, versus those community colleges in Mississippi, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Coahoma Community College||Coahoma County||Mississippi|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2014)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Mississippi
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Coahoma Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Coahoma Community College.
- Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas in Helena, AR (23 miles away)
- Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia, MS (43 miles away)
- East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City, AR (54 miles away)
- Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorhead, MS (56 miles away)
- Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis, TN (68 miles away)