Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, MS 38761
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Mississippi Delta Community College is one of the fifteen public 2-year colleges in Mississippi. The campus is located in Moorhead town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,320 students attend the school. Every year 36% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Mississippi Delta Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,000, and fees were $30. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,608 and $30 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,320
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 28

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1930 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1981 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/01/2011 - 11/02/2015



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$125/credit
In State Students$125/credit
Out of State Students$125/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 $5,625 $5,625 $5,625
ADN 70 $8,750 $8,750 $8,750
BSN 125 $15,625 $15,625 $15,625
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 Mississippi Delta 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 84% $4,842
Other Federal Grant 8% $464
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $433
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 59% $1,125
Federal Student Loans -- --
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$2,088
$30,001 to $48,000$2,372
$48,001 to $75,000$2,719
$75,001 to $110,000$2,759
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Mississippi state board of nursing.
Mississippi Delta Community College
Hwy 3 and Cherry St
Moorhead, MS 38761

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