Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, MS 39470
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Pearl River Community College is one of the fifteen public 2-year colleges in Mississippi. The campus is located in a rural area, in Poplarville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,829 students attend the school. Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Pearl River Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,250, and fees were $250. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,648 and $250 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Number of Students4,829
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 11 75
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 9 51

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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
06/01/1987 - 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$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, 91% of Pearl River 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 68% $4,748
Other Federal Grant 7% $743
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $671
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $2,488
Federal Student Loans 21% $3,669
Private Loans -- $3,901

$7,933

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$7,226
$30,001 to $48,000$8,006
$48,001 to $75,000$9,780
$75,001 to $110,000$10,767
Over $110,000$11,140

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Student Population

4,829

Undergrads

0

Graduates

2,950

Women

1,879

Men

70%

Full-time

30%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
68%
Black/African American
26%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
0%
Two or more races
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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

Pearl River Community College
101 Hwy 11 N
Poplarville, MS 39470
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