Northwest Mississippi Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,200
2022 Average Net Price
$7,573
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
7,198
60.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.2%
694 Graduates

About

Northwest Mississippi Community College is a higher education institution located in Tate County, MS. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Northwest Mississippi Community College were General Studies (705 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (106 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees).

In 2022, 1,704 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest Mississippi Community College. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,005 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (558 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Mississippi Community College is $3,200, which is $−4,912 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Mississippi Community College is $3,200, which is $−4,912 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,573.

In 2022, 77% of undergraduate students attending Northwest Mississippi Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Northwest Mississippi Community College was $3,200. The cost of tuition at Northwest Mississippi Community College is $−4,912 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,573
2022 Value
5.24%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Northwest Mississippi Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,573. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Northwest Mississippi Community College grew by 5.24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,985
Room and Board
$1,850
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest Mississippi Community College was of $8,985 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.16% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,850. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Northwest Mississippi Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.67% with respect to 2021, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Northwest Mississippi Community College had a total enrollment of 7,198 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Mississippi Community College is 4,332 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,866. This means that 60.2% of students enrolled at Northwest Mississippi Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest Mississippi Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.9% White, 33.8% Black or African American, 6.22% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0972% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwest Mississippi Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.5%), followed by Black or African American Female (23.6%) and White Male (21.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest Mississippi Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,198 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Mississippi Community College is 4,332 and the part-time enrollment is 2,866. This means that 60.2% of students enrolled at Northwest Mississippi Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northwest Mississippi Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Northwest Mississippi Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,952 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    2,433 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    448 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northwest Mississippi Community College is 54.9% White, 33.8% Black or African American, 6.22% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0972% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 456 more women than men received degrees from Northwest Mississippi Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwest Mississippi Community College is white (1,005 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (558 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Northwest Mississippi Community College is General Studies (705 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (106 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest Mississippi Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (705 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), and Precision Production (60 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College are Registered nurses (1,409,073 people), Medical & health services managers (158,882 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,905 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (141,514 people), and Pharmacists (135,647 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (705 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), Precision Production (60 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), and Health (452 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (705 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), Precision Production (60 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), and Health (452 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,525,137 people), Elementary & secondary schools (395,763 people), Outpatient care centers (257,951 people), Offices of physicians (211,862 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (176,587 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (705 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), Precision Production (60 degrees), Construction (26 degrees), and Health (452 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northwest Mississippi Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 705 degrees awarded
  2. 106 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Northwest Mississippi Community College was General Studies with 705 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

624
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,080
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 624 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Mississippi Community College, which is 0.578 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,080).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 237 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Mississippi Community College in General Studies, which is 0.506 times less than the 468 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 468 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Mississippi Community College in General Studies, which is 1.97 times more than the 237 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from Northwest Mississippi Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (44.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Northwest Mississippi Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (44.4% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,005 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    558 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest Mississippi Community College is white (1,005 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (558 degrees).

0.704% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    617 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    388 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    380 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northwest Mississippi Community College is white female (617 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (388 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest Mississippi Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $17.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 157k (0.906%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Northwest Mississippi Community College had a total salary expenditure of 83.6M. Northwest Mississippi Community College employs 200 No academic ranks. Most academics at Northwest Mississippi Community College are Female No academic rank (125), and Male No academic rank (75).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College are: Service, with 105 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 63 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

Endowment

$17.3M
2022 Endowment
24.2%
growth from 2021

Northwest Mississippi Community College has an endowment valued at about $17.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwest Mississippi Community College grew 24.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.1M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$29.8M
2022 Salaries
0.21%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Northwest Mississippi Community College paid a median of $29.8M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($83.6M) and a 0.21% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.4M
Instructional Salaries
200
Number of Employees

In 2022, Northwest Mississippi Community College paid a total of $11.4M to 200 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
200 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
105 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College was No academic rank with 200 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College were Service with 105 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 63 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College was Female No academic rank with 125 employees, and Male No academic rank with 75 employees.

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