Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Perkinston, MS 39573
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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is one of the 15 public 2-year colleges in Mississippi. Its campus is medium in size and located in the rural town of Perkinston. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 36% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,100, and fees were $570. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,200 and $570 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

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 3 18

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1929 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
12/01/1982 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
07/01/1998 - Current

Admission

100%

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$155/credit
In State Students$155/credit
Out of State Students$310/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 $6,975 $6,975 $13,950
ADN 70 $10,850 $10,850 $21,700
BSN 125 $19,375 $19,375 $38,750
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, 92% of Mississippi Gulf Coast 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 64% $4,757
Other Federal Grant -- $1,633
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $785
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 36% $2,931
Federal Student Loans 37% $4,864
Private Loans -- $4,325

$7,695

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$6,772
$30,001 to $48,000$6,942
$48,001 to $75,000$9,500
$75,001 to $110,000$11,378
Over $110,000$11,288

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Student Population

8,888

Undergrads

0

Graduates

5,222

Women

3,666

Men

65%

Full-time

35%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
62%
Black/African American
24%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39573
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