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Meridian Community College

Meridian, MS 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate33%
Acceptance Rate33%

About Meridian Community College

Meridian Community College Overview

Meridian Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Meridian, MS. Meridian Community College was founded in 1937 and now enrolls around 2,718 students per year year, including 2,718 undergraduates. Meridian Community College offers housing for up to 388 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

Student Involvement at Meridian Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Meridian Community College's theater groups.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Meridian Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Meridian Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Meridian Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Meridian Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 33%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
In-State Tuition $3,552
Out-of-State $5,552

Is Meridian Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Meridian Community College offers and if the college seems like a good choice for you.

Meridian Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

Meridian Community College is not competitive to get into. The acceptance rate at Meridian Community College is 33%. Out of 1,266 applications received in 2022, 423 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Meridian Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Meridian Community College, around 65% return for the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Meridian Community College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Meridian Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Meridian Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Meridian Community College's endowment was valued at $18.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $6,129 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Meridian Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Meridian Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Meridian Community College.

Based on this information, does Meridian Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Meridian Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Meridian Community College?

Meridian Community College is located in the small town setting of Meridian, MS.

If you are interested in seeing Meridian Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20/59 to Meridian, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Key Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Meridian Community College and Meridian are like without leaving home.

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College Info

910 Highway 19 North Meridian, MS 39307

Campus Setting: Small Town

Meridian Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Meridian Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Meridian Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Meridian Community College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

15 to 22

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Meridian Community College is 18. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Meridian Community College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Meridian Community College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Meridian Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$11,576

In State

$13,576

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,552
$5,552
Fees
$344
$344
Housing
$5,680
$5,680
Books
$2,000
$2,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Meridian Community College is like? There are approximately 2,718 students enrolled at Meridian Community College. 66% percent of students attend school full-time.

66%

Full Time

34%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,718

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

33%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,896

Out-of-State

$5,896

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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