Northeast Mississippi Community College

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School Overview

Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC), is one of fifteen community, junior and technical colleges in Mississippi. NEMCC is a two-year public institution located in the city of Booneville, Mississippi. It was first established as an agricultural school in 1948 at which time it was called Northeast Mississippi Junior College. In 1987, its name was changed to Northeast Mississippi Community College to reflect its status as a two-year public community college that was accredited to award associate degrees. In addition to is main campus in Booneville, NEMCC has satellite education centers in the cities of Corinth and New Albany. The college serves the counties of Tippah, Alcorn, Union, Toshomingo, and Prentiss.


Northeast Mississippi Community College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges to award degrees and certificates. Currently, the college offers Associate of Art (A.A.) and Associate of Applied Science degrees. A few of the Associate of Art degrees at NEMCC are academic in nature (designed to help students prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degrees) but most are career-oriented. The Associate of Applied Science programs are designed to help students acquire the technical skills and knowledge needed to find a job and launch a successful career. Programs are offered in various fields of study and technical disciplines, including construction trades, medical assisting, medical technology, nursing, pharmacy, mechanics, and automotive technology.

NEMCC offers courses during the day, in the evening and on weekends, and online. Students unable to attend the Booneville campus may also complete courses at the college’s extension centers in Albany and Corinth. Through a partnership with University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University students at Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in Booneville are also able to take several upper-level courses.

On-campus Housing

Unlike most other community colleges in Mississippi, NEMCC offers students the option of living on-campus in one of the college’s five student dormitories. These include:

  • Mississippi – this student dormitories is for girls. It was built in 1990 and houses up to 220 female students.
  • Murphy Hall – like Mississippi Hall, Murphy Hall is a girls dormitory. It was named after Nelwyn Murphy, one of the college’s former leaders and board members. It houses nearly 170 students.
  • White Hall – one of NEMCC’s larger dormitories, White Hall can house up to 204 students. This hall is an all boys dormitory. It is named after Harold White, one of the college’s former presidents.
  • Wood Hall – this dormitory offers housing for both men and women. It houses up to 116 students. It was named after Hoyt Wood, a former board member.
  • Yarber Hall – is men’s dormitory that offers housing for up to 116 students. It is a three-story building that includes 58 units.

In all, NEMCC offers on-campus housing for nearly 840 students. For students interested in living near campus there are several off-campus apartments and housing options.

General Information

Admission Office

101 Cunningham Boulevard

Booneville, MS 38829

(662) 720-7290

(800) 555-2154

Fax: (662) 728-1165

Contact: Robert Gibson

Director of Enrollment Services/Registrar
Main Address

101 Cunningham Boulevard

Booneville, MS 38829

(662) 728-7751

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,297


Suburban setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to nursing, dental hygiene, and medical laboratory, medical assistance, practical nursing, radiologic technology, and respiratory technician programs based on test scores.

College Majors

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Pipefitting C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Assistance A
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing – Practical A
Pharmacy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

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.

Northeast Mississippi Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (662) 728-7751
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, MS 38829
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,606
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,514 (42% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,976
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,388
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,673

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

Northeast Mississippi Community College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 39
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Construction Trades 11
Education 12
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 3
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 217
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Library Science 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 55
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 11
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 1382

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northeast Mississippi 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 $3,976
Out-of-state $7,388
Books and supplies $150

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 1,130 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,130 99% $5,673
Student loan aid 231 20% $4,405

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,724 78% $5,461
Federal student loans 636 18% $2,786

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northeast Mississippi 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 Northeast Mississippi 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

Northeast Mississippi Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,606
Undergraduate enrollment 3,606
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

Northeast Mississippi 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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