Meridian Community College

Meridian Community College

Meridian, MS
location
Public
type
Small
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
3,555
total students
Tuition Cost $2,700 | $3,780
in-state | out-of-state
Rolling
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Telecommunications Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child-Care Provision
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Fire Science/Firefighting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Precision production
    • Machine Tool Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled3,555
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $0
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$2,700
    • Out-of-state tuition *$3,780
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$82
    • Room and board *$4,000
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,555
    • Male Student Percentage31%
    • Female Student Percentage69%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.15%
    • Black or African American43.09%
    • White or Caucasian47.9%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native2.17%
    • Asian.51%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.03%
    • Two or more races.48%
    • Unknown or International Student4.67%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state StudentsNot Reported

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 12%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Phi Theta Kappa, VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America), Health Occupations Students of America, Organization of Student Nurses, Distributive Education Clubs of America
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other 24-hour patrols by law enforcement officers

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes Yes
    • Golf No No No
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty213
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

910 Highway 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307
USA

Ms. Angela Payne

Director of Admissions

Phone: 601-484-8357
Email: apayne@meridiancc.edu


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