Community Colleges
#674 in Community Colleges

Overview

Southwest Mississippi Community College is ranked 674th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Southwest Mississippi Community College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $6,080.
  • It has very small number of students of 1,888.
  • It offers limited area of study (27 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of SMCC are $6,080 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College $6,080

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi $5,618

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at SMCC is 46% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 46%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 37%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at SMCC is 17% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 17%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 17%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at SMCC is 65% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 65%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 63%

Student Population

The total student population at SMCC is 1,888 and its population very small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 1,888

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 4,802

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at SMCC is $6,417 which is 105.54% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is much higher compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College $6,417

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi $4,923

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at SMCC is 24 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 24 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 20 to 1

Number of Programs

SMCC offers 27 programs and it means limited area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 27

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 79

Number of Online Programs

SMCC offers 9 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi.

Southwest Mississippi Community College 9

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 10

2-4 Years Colleges 10

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Mississippi 27