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East Mississippi Community College (EMCC)

1512 Kemper Street, Scooba, MS

Campus image of East Mississippi Community College

East Mississippi Community College, located in Scooba, Mississippi, began its history as the Kemper County Agricultural High School in 1912. From the school emerged the East Mississippi Junior College in 1927, when the Mississippi Community College System began to form. Over time the school changed its name to the current one and expanded its educational offerings as well as establishing satellite campus in nearby counties and cities. The Scooba campus is the primary campus, with the Golden Triangle campus being host to most vocational programs.

Academics

East Mississippi Community College offered a large variety of programs across its multiple campuses. Some programs are geared toward transfer to four year institutions while others prepare students for career or vocational opportunities. The school offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Additionally adult and continuing education programs are in place for those who wish to return o school or require classes to remain up to date in their profession or renew their license.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in enrollment at EMCC should complete and submit the application along with all relevant documents, including high school transcripts. Students under the age of 21 must also submit their ACT scores. EMCC may also test individuals for class placement.

Financial aid is available to eligible students and is administered through the school's financial aid office. Eligibility is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are also required to obtain a Federal PIN number. Once obtained and completed, the resulting student aid report will be used to determine financial aid awards. Mississippi residents may also apply for state grants through the riseupms.com website.

Athletics

The EMCC Lion's participate in a variety of men's and women's sports:

  • Baseball/Softball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rodeo
  • Cheerleading

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,500. 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 range:
    • State Residents: $2,400-$2,900
    • Out-of-State: $4,800-$5,760
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $140-$170 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $140-$170 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$4,934
Receiving Student Loans32%$4,011
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, East Mississippi Community College may provide student services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • 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 EMCC compared to community colleges in Mississippi, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 EMCCKemper CountyMississippi
Graduation Rate27.4%-25.4%
Transfer-out Rate31.7%-22.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: East Mississippi Community College

  • Funeral Service Education Program
    • Accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation (since 1975)

Campus: EMCC Golden Triangle Campus

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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by East Mississippi 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Library Science

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
95%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
134

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,582