About Northwest Mississippi Community College
Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public community college in Senatobia, Mississippi. It was founded in 1928. As of August 2008, Northwest's enrollment exceeds 7,100 students. There are approximately 3,000 students on the Senatobia campus—1,100 of which reside in the college's residence halls. Slightly over 3,000 students are enrolled at the DeSoto Center in Southaven, Mississippi, and nearly 1,200 are enrolled at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Center in Oxford, Mississippi.One of fifteen state community and junior colleges in Mississippi, Northwest is on a 247-acre (1.00 km2) main campus in Senatobia with satellite campuses in Southaven and Oxford. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees along with professional career certificates. The Northwest campus has 43 buildings, many built or renovated in the last decade. Northwest's district covers Tate, Desoto, Marshall, Benton, Tunica, Panola, Lafayette, Yalobusha, Quitman, and Calhoun Counties in northwest Mississippi.
- Offers certificate, and associate degrees
- 6,522 students
- 0.12 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Northwest Mississippi Community College
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Northwest Mississippi Community College was $5,400, while for in-state students it was $3,000. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $6,824.
The average financial aid at Northwest Mississippi Community College is $4,876. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $524 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at Northwest Mississippi Community College
71% of undergraduate students at Northwest Mississippi Community College received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Northwest Mississippi Community College
The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest Mississippi Community College was of $3,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500.