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East Mississippi Community College is a public institution located in Scooba, Mississippi. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of EMCC.

Where Is East Mississippi Community College?


Contact details for EMCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1512 Kemper Street, Scooba, MS 39358-0158
Phone: 662-476-5000

How Do I Get Into EMCC?

You can apply to EMCC online at:

East Mississippi Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford East Mississippi Community College?

23% Take Out Loans
3.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At EMCC, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $3,901 a year. That adds up to $15,604 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at EMCC is 3.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

East Mississippi Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,090 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,277 undergraduate students at EMCC, with 2,090 being full-time and 1,187 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,090 full-time undergraduates at EMCC, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of East Mississippi Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 16
Black or African American 975
Hispanic or Latino 57
White 964
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 78

Over 13 countries are represented at EMCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Yemen, and El Salvador.

Online Learning at East Mississippi Community College

1,188 Took All Classes Online
2,099 Took At Least One Class Online
4.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,099 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at EMCC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of EMCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at East Mississippi Community College was 4.9%. This is the #1,132 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at EMCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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