Student Population at NWCC
6,841 (all undergraduate)
A total of 6,841 students have enrolled at Northwest Mississippi Community College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 2,560 male and 4,281 female students are attending Northwest Mississippi Community College. By attendance status, there are 4,045 full-time students and 2,796 part-time students.
The number of students at Northwest Mississippi Community College is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Copiah-Lincoln Community College and East Central Community College, its population is very large (average population is 3,385).
Northwest Mississippi Community College offers online degree/certificate programs and 717 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment Comparison Chart
The below chart compares the student population between Northwest Mississippi Community College and similar colleges.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 2,560 male and 4,281 female students attending NWCC. The male-to-female student ratio is 0.60 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at NWCC.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 4,000 White students (58.47%) and 2,157 Black or African American students (31.53%) at Northwest Mississippi Community College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Northwest Mississippi Community College.
|American Indian or Alaska Native||15||3||12|
|Black or African American||2,157||727||1,430|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||6||1||5|
|Two or More Races||192||75||117|
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 5,905 students whose age under twenty five and 599 students whose age is over thirty years old at Northwest Mississippi Community College.
Especially, 2,675 students are younger than eighteen and 55 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Northwest Mississippi Community College.
|65 and over||55||21||34|
Online Student Population
At Northwest Mississippi Community College, 2,598 students (37.98% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 717 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 676 students live in Mississippi where Northwest Mississippi Community College is located in and 41 students have enrolled from other states.
|Number of Students|
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||717|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,881|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||4,243|
|Number of Students|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||717|
|Other State in U.S.||41|
|Outside of U.S.||0|