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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    A
  6. Location
    C+
Mississippi Gulf Coast is a public college located in Mississippi. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,989 undergraduate students. The Mississippi Gulf Coast acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Manufacturing Engineering Technician, and Child Care Provider. Graduating 37% of students, Mississippi Gulf Coast alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,900.
About Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39577
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$7,789/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,357/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,860/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,957/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,724/ year
  • $110k+
    $9,958/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.71 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.68 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.68 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,989Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
65%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
Yes
52%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.71 responses
43%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.72 responses
50%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.28 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Reviews

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I love Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; the professors are amazing and they are always there for their students. I feel very safe attending MGCCC because they have a campus police department; who is always there. MGCCC goes the extra mile to get their students involve with the campus. MGCCC does not just offer full semester classes but they also offer half semester classes, weekend classes night classes, and many more options. The food is AMAZING! I would recommend MGCCC to anybody because it is a great school.
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This college will spoil you. I’ve gone to this school for three years, and I want to go back. The professors at this school are absolutely amazing. I’ve only had a problem with one of my professors out of my three years being here. Each teacher is extremely passionate about their students and teacher their field. The college encourages this obviously and I can see parts of the passion the workers have for the students in all of the professors. Any teacher or worker will go out of their way to assist the students with their education and I am completely confident in stating this.
MGCCC is a great community college. They offer so many different opportunities for their students and strive to help everyone earn their success. The faculty members are very helpful and are great and teaching their subjects. The students are always sociable and open-minded to all the diverse individuals that are apart of the MGCCC student body. I can say that this school is a no judgment zone for sure. For the most part, students are always upbeat and positive about their classes and enjoy taking part in this college.