East Mississippi Community College

Scooba, MS 39358

East Mississippi Community College is one of the 15 public 2-year colleges in Mississippi. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Scooba. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 41% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

East Mississippi Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,000, and fees were $240. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,000 and $240 respectively.


Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 23
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 24
Certificate 1 9

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1949 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2011 - 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$145/credit
In State Students$145/credit
Out of State Students$145/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 $6,525 $6,525 $6,525
ADN 70 $10,150 $10,150 $10,150
BSN 125 $18,125 $18,125 $18,125
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, 95% of East Mississippi 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% $5,059
Other Federal Grant 13% $195
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $684
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 72% $2,422
Federal Student Loans 24% $4,071
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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$4,792
$30,001 to $48,000$5,015
$48,001 to $75,000$6,839
$75,001 to $110,000$9,544
Over $110,000$8,864

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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: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Mississippi state board of nursing.

East Mississippi Community College
1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, MS 39358

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