Booneville, Mississippi Community Colleges

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Booneville is one of Mississippi’s certified retirment cities. With a population just under 9,000, Booneville is also one of the smaller municipalities in the state. Notwithstanding, it is home to Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC), a two-year higher education institution with an annual enrollment of approximately 6,000 students. The college was established 1948 a junior college and was re-chartered as a community college in 1987. It serves the higher education and technical training needs of students and aspiring professionals in the counties of Prentiss, Tishomingo, Alcorn, Tippah, and Union.

NEMCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate of Arts degrees, Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, diplomas and professional certificates. The college offers programs in various academic and career-oriented fields of study and technical disciplines.

NEMCC is one of the few community colleges in Mississippi to offers several on-campus residence halls and dormitories for its students. These include Mississippi Hall, White Hall, Yarber Hall, Murphy Hall, and Wood Hall–each named in after the college’s previous leaders.

Below you can view detailed profiles for the two-year community colleges and technical schools located in Booneville, Mississippi.


Northeast Mississippi Community College
101 Cunningham Boulevard
Booneville, MS 38829
main phone: (662) 728-7751
admission phone: (800) 555-2154
admission fax: (662) 728-1165
Northeast Mississippi Community College has a total enrollment of over 3,200 students and offers Certificate and Associate’s degrees and professional programs.


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