Northwest Mississippi Community College: Narrative Description

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4975 Hwy. 51 North
Senatobia, MS 38668-1701
Tel: (662)562-3200
Admissions: (662)562-3222
Fax: (662)562-3911
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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 1927. Setting: 75-acre rural campus with easy access to Memphis. Total enrollment: 6,300. 2,000 applied, 100% were admitted. 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: Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/7. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1300 full-time, $60 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3300 full-time, $105 per semester hour part-time. College room and board: $2350. College room only: $950.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Major annual events: Homecoming, Career Week, Senior Round-Ups. Student services: health clinic. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. R. C. Pugh Library with 38,000 books and 325 serials. 50 computers available on campus for general student use.

Community Environment:

Senatobia is the seat of Tate County, lying 40 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. The area is served by Illinois Central Railroad. The city itself is located off Interstate Highway 55. Nearby is Arkabutla Reservoir and Dam, a well-known recreation facility.

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