Pearl River is an above-average public college located in Poplarville, Mississippi. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,952 undergraduate students. The Pearl River acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Electrical Engineering Technician. Graduating 36% of students, Pearl River alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,000.
Pearl River Community College Rankings
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.26 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.26 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities372 Graduates
Electrical Engineering Technician63 Graduates
Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN)60 Graduates
Manufacturing Engineering Technician44 Graduates
Construction and Heavy Equipment Operation24 Graduates
Healthcare Management18 Graduates
Physical Therapy Technician18 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
- of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.25 responses
- of students highly rate the dining facilities.25 responses
- of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.8 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
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Colleges like Pearl River Community College
- C+Jones County Junior College
- 2 Year
- Ellisville, MS
- 347 reviews
- B-Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
- 2 Year
- Perkinston, MS
- 620 reviews
- B+William Carey University
- 4 Year
- Hattiesburg, MS
- 292 reviews
- BSouthwest Mississippi Community College
- 2 Year
- Summit, MS
- 72 reviews
Pearl River Community College Reviews
Pearl River Community College provides students with high quality learning with some of the best teachers in the state. There are plenty of activities that students can participate in, and will feel right at home!
I love the faculty, students, administration and the whole environment of Pearl River Community College! Classes are small, similar to high school and most of the professors actually care about your success and will do whatever it takes to help you succeed!
Pearl River Community College is a wonderful college. It has a beautiful campus. The instructors are absolutely amazing. They take the time to help and treat you with respect. If you need to meet with them outside of class they are easily accessible. Pearl River Community College also offers many places to go with free tutoring if you need help in any subject. When you go to Pearl River Community College you become part of the Wildcat Family!