Copiah-Lincoln Community College, located in Wesson, Mississippi, was founded in 1915 as Copiah-Lincoln Agricultural High School. The school became a junior college in 1928, and since that time has grown in size and enrollment. The school serves multiple counties, and has opened several branch campuses and educational centers. The school provides post secondary education opportunities for residents of service community, and is constantly reviewing facilities and programs to ensure they offer the best service possible.
Students may pursue academic transfer and career training opportunities through a variety of programs offered through the school. Academic transfer is accomplished through the completion of a curriculum that mirror the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year college or university to complete one's education and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training programs offer students an education in a high demand field or industry with the intention of finding long term employment in the that field or industry upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a degree or certificate upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in enrollment at Copiah-Lincoln Community College may do so through the completion and submission of the application for admission and the payment of all associated fees. Students should also provide previous transcripts and test scores, as well as be prepared for the possible taking of a placement exam prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships which are awarded based on need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which should be submitted prior to any posted deadlines.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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 range:
- State Residents: $2,400-$2,900
- Out-of-State: $4,400-$5,268
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $120-$140 per unit
- Out-of-State: $210-$250 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||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||90%||$5,084|
|Receiving Student Loans||22%||$2,916|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Copiah – Lincoln Community College may offer student services like:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care for children
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 Copiah – Lincoln Community College, versus those community colleges in Mississippi, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Copiah – Lincoln Community College||Copiah 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 1997)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Mississippi
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1981)
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 Copiah – Lincoln 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
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Copiah – Lincoln Community College.
- Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit, MS (28 miles away)
- Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS (39 miles away)
- Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS (71 miles away)
- Northshore Technical Community College - Sullivan in Bogalusa, LA (72 miles away)
- Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, MS (78 miles away)