Public 2 Year

Mississippi Delta Community College

Moorhead, Mississippi

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Mississippi Delta Community College overview
Location Moorhead, Mississippi
Online msdelta.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Mississippi Delta Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC), located in Moorhead, Mississippi, is a public two-year institution founded in 1926 that offers a wide array of vocational, technical, and academic programs. Situated in the rural heart of the Mississippi Delta region, the college is a drive from the larger city of Jackson. MDCC?s campus exudes a quiet and focused learning environment surrounded by the characteristic landscapes of the state. The college is recognized for programs in nursing and healthcare, as well as technical skills training in fields like welding and automotive technology. With an open admissions policy, the college has a less selective application process, facilitating broad access to higher education for its diverse student body. MDCC also provides on-campus housing options for students seeking a residential college experience. Although not primarily known for athletics, MDCC does field teams in multiple sports, competing as the Trojans in the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference.

Mississippi Delta Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,326 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 852 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $3,090 plus fees of $50.

Mississippi Delta Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Mississippi Delta Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$50
Room and Board $4,200
Budget for Other Expenses$1,700
Total One Year Cost$10,440

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Mississippi Delta Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$50
Room and Board $4,200
Budget for Other Expenses$1,700
Total One Year Cost$12,640

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$27,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mississippi Delta Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 38%
Health Professions 27%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 5%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%
Business 5%

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