Total Enrollment
1,888 (all undergraduate)
Online Enrollment
Men Students
Women Students

2020 Student Population

A total of 1,888 students have enrolled at Southwest Mississippi Community College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 713 male and 1,175 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 1,508 full-time students and 380 part-time students.
The number of students at Southwest Mississippi Community College is very small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Coahoma Community College and Copiah-Lincoln Community College, its population is very small (average population is 5,162).
Southwest Mississippi Community College offers online degree/certificate programs and 371 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 713 male and 1,175 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.61 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 1,037 White students (54.93%) and 751 Black or African American students (39.78%) at Southwest Mississippi Community College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Southwest Mississippi Community College.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

Population by Race/Ethnicity at Southwest Mississippi Community College
American Indian or Alaska Native514
Black or African American751278473
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
Two or More Races401525
Race/Ethnicity Unknown413
Total 1,8887131,175

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Southwest Mississippi Community College, 1,217 students (64.46% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 371 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, 313 students live in Mississippi where Southwest Mississippi Community College is located in and 58 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes371
Enrolled Some in Online Classes846
Not Enrolled in Online Classes671
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)371
Mississippi Residents313
Other State in U.S.58
Outside of U.S.0

Online Enrollment Chart