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Public 2 Year

Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, Mississippi

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Overview

Enrollment

5,462
Pearl River Community College overview
Location Poplarville, Mississippi
Online prcc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Remote Rural
Pearl River Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Pearl River Community College (PRCC), located in Poplarville, Mississippi, is a public institution with a rich history dating back to its founding in 1909. Known for its diverse academic profile, PRCC offers a variety of programs including nursing, electronics technology, and welding technology, which are among the popular majors at the college. The college has an open admissions policy, welcoming a broad range of applicants. PRCC's campus exhibits a traditional Southern architectural style and provides on-campus housing options to accommodate its students. Situated roughly 70 miles northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana, the college benefits from the proximity to a major urban area while still maintaining a small-town atmosphere. Pearl River Community College does not emphasize its athletics program in the context of national recognition, focusing instead on the educational and personal development of its student body.

  3,887 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,575 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,250 plus fees of $250.

Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition

$3,250
In State Costs for Pearl River Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $4,900
Budget for Other Expenses$1,920
Total One Year Cost$11,620

Out of State Resident Tuition

$5,250
Out of State Costs for Pearl River Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $4,900
Budget for Other Expenses$1,920
Total One Year Cost$13,620

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$32,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pearl River Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 42%
Health Professions 34%
Precision Production Trades 8%
Personal and Culinary Services 4%
Business 3%

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Last updated February 24, 2024