Graduation Rate
45.55%
Transfer-out Rate
17.08%
Retention Rate
65.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Southwest Mississippi Community College is 45.55% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi. 256 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 562 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 38.33%.
The transfer-out rate is 17.08% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi. The retention rate (full-time students) is 65% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Southwest Mississippi Community College. 256 students have completed and 96 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 21 students still enrolled and 189 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)562268294
Completers256
(45.55%)
111
(41.42%)
145
(49.32%)
Transfer-out96
(17.08%)
55
(20.52%)
41
(13.95%)
Still Enrolled21
(3.74%)
8
(2.99%)
13
(4.42%)
No Longer Enrolled189
(33.63%)
94
(35.07%)
95
(32.31%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 20 students have completed in 2 years and additional 25 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)256
(45.55%)
111
(41.42%)
145
(49.32%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)25
(4.45%)
5
(1.87%)
20
(6.80%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)231
(41.10%)
106
(39.55%)
125
(42.52%)
100% normal time (Overall)198
(35.23%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)20
(3.56%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)178
(31.67%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total45.55% (256/562) 41.42% (111/268) 49.32% (145/294)
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00% (2/2) 100.00% (1/1) 100.00% (1/1)
Asian100.00% (2/2) - (0/0) 100.00% (2/2)
Black (Non-Hispanic)39.71% (108/272) 31.34% (42/134) 47.83% (66/138)
Hispanic55.56% (5/9) 50.00% (2/4) 60.00% (3/5)
White51.15% (134/262) 52.94% (63/119) 49.65% (71/143)
Two or More Race33.33% (3/9) 20.00% (1/5) 50.00% (2/4)
Unknown50.00% (2/4) 66.67% (2/3) 0.00% (0/1)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity