Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Wesson, MS 39191
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Copiah-Lincoln Community College is one of the fifteen public 2-year colleges in Mississippi. The campus is located in a rural area, in Wesson.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,075 students attend the school. Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,800, and fees were $380. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,800 and $380 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Number of Students3,075
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 19
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 35

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1936 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$140/credit
In State Students$140/credit
Out of State Students$240/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,300 $6,300 $10,800
ADN 70 $9,800 $9,800 $16,800
BSN 125 $17,500 $17,500 $30,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Copiah-Lincoln Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 63% $5,233
Other Federal Grant 10% $647
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $669
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 42% $2,394
Federal Student Loans 19% $3,215
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,085
$30,001 to $48,000$3,230
$48,001 to $75,000$5,784
$75,001 to $110,000$7,385
Over $110,000$8,741

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Mississippi state board of nursing.
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191

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