Itawamba Community College: Narrative Description

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602 West Hill St.
Fulton, MS 38843
Tel: (662)862-8000
Admissions: (662)862-8032
Fax: (662)862-8036
E-mail: [email protected]
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1947. Setting: 300-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 4,000. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 70% from top half. Students come from 9 states and territories, 3 other countries, 8% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for allied health programs. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1400 full-time, $75 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3150 full-time, $75 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $60 full-time, $30 per term part-time. College room and board: $2440. College room only: $1000.

Collegiate Environment:

36,816 books and 231 serials. 40 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Fulton is a rural community in northeast Mississippi. The climate is moderate to warm. The area is accessible to bus and rail lines and has several churches of various denominations. Recreation is provided by local theatres, boating water skiing, fishing, and golf. Community services include the County Health Department, a hospital, and fine shopping facilities. There are many active civic and fraternal organizations within the immediate area.

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