A two year public community college located in Senatobia , Mississippi , in United States , the Northwest Mississippi Community college serves 11 counties. Widespread campus activities and leisure engagement facilities puts the college among student-friendly academies in the university directory of Mississippi .
Established in 1928, the college serves Tate, Desoto, Marshall , Benton , Tunica, Panola, Lafayette , Quitman, Calhoun, and Yalobusha districts in northwest Mississippi and is one of the fifteen state community and junior colleges in Mississippi .
With enrollment of nearly 7,500 students overall, the campus has over 3,000 students. Around 1,200 reside in the residence halls of the college. Around 3,000 students are enrolled at DeSoto Center in Southaven , Mississippi and another 1,200 have been enrolled at Lafayette , Yalobusha Center in Oxford , Mississippi . Main campus in Senatobia has 247 acres of land while the satellite campuses in Southaven and Oxford have additional areas. Around 43 buildings are there in Northwest campus. The McCormick Building became one of the Mississippi Landmarks in 1993. Similarly, with 28 classrooms, glass and steel tower, four computer labs, a practical nursing lab and two science labs, DeSoto County became the Olive Branch, Mississippi career-technical campus, established in 1985. Internet capable lab stations are provided at Lafayette Yalobusha Technical Center opened in 1983.
Degrees offered include associate degrees in arts and science and multiple certificates. Technical and vocational subjects like automotive, agriculture, collision, medical office, and cosmetology are available. Part time courses are offered. Evening classes are available in summer.
30 student organizations and leisure activities like pep rallies, swimming, dancing, free movies, concert, and cookouts are the unique offers of the college.
Open door admission policy is followed by the academy. Requirements are official copies of SAT or ACT scores and the later is mandatory for Mississippi students. Dual credit and advance placements are the college admission credits accepted.
Northwest Mississippi Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and can award the Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees as well as professional career certificates.
Northwest Mississippi Community College provides career and academic counseling, PT cost defraying employment, career placements and on campus library facilities.
Northwest Mississippi Community College offers federal, state, local, and institutional grants, scholarships, and student loans. Aids are applied using the FAFSA form. Financial assistance is readily available for students in the college, the details of which can be viewed at the state university website.