East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) is a public institution located in Scooba, Mississippi. Its campus is situated in a rural area and has an enrollment of 4,000 students. The school follows a one semester academic year. If you're looking for a college that offers a rural lifestyle, EMCC is the perfect choice.
The average growth rate for online students over the past four years was 4.9%, and the 1.5 percent increase in the number of students enrolled in EMCC is the second highest in the state. In fact, EMCC is one of only three public universities in Mississippi that have seen positive growth. The other two universities with positive enrollment were Northeastern Mississippi Community University, which saw a 1.3 percent increase, and Mississippi Delta Community College, with an increase of 5.8%. The Mississippi Community College Board collects enrollment numbers from Mississippi universities and are based on a preliminary staff count conducted each year on the tenth day of the fall semester.
While overall fall enrollment numbers compared to the same period last year declined by more than 5 percent at public universities across the state, East Mississippi Community College saw an increase in enrollment this year.