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Pearl River Community College

Poplarville, MS 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About Pearl River Community College

Pearl River Community College Overview

Pearl River Community College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Poplarville, MS. Pearl River Community College was founded in 1909 and the school currently enrolls around 3,700 students a year, including 3,700 undergrads. Pearl River Community College provides on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by August 15.

Student Involvement at Pearl River Community College

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Pearl River Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Pearl River Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Pearl River Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,250
Out-of-State $4,250

Is Pearl River Community College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Pearl River Community College offers and if the college might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pearl River Community College

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

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 Pearl River Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pearl River Community College

Tuition cost 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 Pearl River 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 as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Pearl River Community College.

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

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Where is Pearl River Community College Located?

Pearl River Community College is located in the rural setting of Poplarville, MS, in the suburbs of New Orleans.

If you want to see Pearl River Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 59 to Poplarville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Gulfport-Biloxi Regional.

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

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College Info

101 Highway 11 North Poplarville, MS 39470

Campus Setting: Rural

Pearl River 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 Pearl River Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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

Pearl River Community College ACT Scores

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Pearl River Community College SAT Scores

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Pearl River Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,200

In State

$9,200

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,250
$4,250
Fees
$250
$250
Housing
$4,700
$4,700
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,700

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,500

Out-of-State

$4,500

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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