Pearl River Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

101 Highway 11 North

Box 5559

Poplarville, MS 39470

(601) 403-1214

Fax: (601) 403-1339



Contact: Dow Ford

Director of Admissions
Main Address

101 Highway 11 North

Poplarville, MS 39470

(601) 403-1000

www.prcc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,790

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health occupation programs.


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C
Masonry/Tile Setting A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A

Education

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A

Engineering Technologies
Computer Hardware C
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Administrative Assistance A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

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

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology 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.

Pearl River Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (601) 403-1000
Website: www.prcc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.prcc.edu/admissions/new-student
Address: 101 Hwy 11 N, Poplarville, MS 39470
Setting: Rural: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,157
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,724 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,500
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,898
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,870

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

Pearl River Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pearl River Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Construction Trades 33
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 313
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 24
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 2
Precision Production 22
Psychology 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 2038

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pearl River 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 $3,500
Out-of-state $5,898
Books and supplies $1,300

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 1,083 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,028 91% $5,870
Student loan aid 310 28% $4,508

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,112 64% $5,313
Federal student loans 1,319 27% $5,205

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pearl River 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 Pearl River Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Pearl River Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,157
Undergraduate enrollment 5,157
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

Pearl River 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

*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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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