Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 548

Perkinston, MS 39573

(601) 928-6333

(866) 735-1122

Fax: (601) 928-6345

Contact: Nichol Armstrong

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 609

Perkinston, MS 39573

(601) 928-5211


Total undergrads: 9,174

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,034

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,073


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: $null

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health occupations programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A,C
Aquaculture C
Food Science A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Landscaping A,C
Turf Management A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Sculpture A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Lineworker A
Pipefitting A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Art Teacher Education A
Business Teacher Education A
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Mathematics Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Secondary Education A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A
Trade/Industrial Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A
Drafting and Design Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development C
Institutional Food Production C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Orthotics/Prosthetics A
Prepharmacy A
Respiratory Therapy A
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Fishing/Fisheries A
Forestry – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A
Funeral Direction A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (866) 735-1122
Website: https://www.mgccc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://mgccc.edu/enroll/apply-now/
Address: 51 Main Street, Perkinston, MS 39573
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,954
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,532 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,750
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,850
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,387

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 12
Architecture and Related Services 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 67
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 56
Construction Trades 52
Education 110
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 67
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 921
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 54
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 44
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Precision Production 22
Psychology 1
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Grand total 5185

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,750
Out-of-state $6,850
Books and supplies $960

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,722 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,656 88% $5,387
Student loan aid 512 27% $4,868

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,289 58% $4,832
Federal student loans 2,463 27% $5,176

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,954
Undergraduate enrollment 8,954
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

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