PRCC Description

Pearl River Community College proudly offers academic, vocational and continuing education programs that improve quality of life for its students.

For example, Pearl River offers on-campus housing to give students a taste of college life experience, while vocational programs allow individuals to chase their career goals.

Located in Poplar, Mississippi near the De Soto National Forest, Pearl River Community College offers nearby natural beauty and a great environment for studying.

Dual enrollment is available for high school students looking to receive college credits to get a head start on their education, and online courses are available for those with full time jobs.

Pearl River is committed to helping students juggle and prioritize their future by offering distance learning, weekend and night classes, and hybrid classes which include online and classroom instruction.

Pearl River offers transferable credit options as well as associate’s degrees for those looking to move on to four-year universities. Technical and career-specific programs include such programs as Web Development, Truck Driving, Cosmetology, Aerospace Electronics, Automotive Mechanics, Accounting and an array of medical certificates.

Take a look at the many programs Pearl River Community College has to offer, whether you need to finish general education courses, get your occupational-specific certificate, or find an institution that respects your need for distance learning.

Quick Facts about Pearl River Community College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$2,380

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,778

Retention Rate

47%

Enrollment

5,224

Year Established

1921

PRCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  1 review
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2 star
 
1 star
 

50% of students gave Pearl River Community College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

On the Hattiesburg campus, I have not run into a bad instructor. As far as students, everyone keeps to their own buisness. Parking sucks, as to there is not enough for all the students who attend, but its workable (you get your workout in :) ). There is not enough sources on campus for food! One Cafateria, but a samdwhich (which you can make at home) is 6.00! And then there is only one vending machine on the other side of campus (usually empty). So as for "extras" this campus has none. But I'm really attending for thr Physical Therapy Assistant Program and cannot afford the gas to the popularvile Campus, nor can I move to jackson right now for their program. Unfortunatly USM does not have the program :( . So this leaves me with Pear River Community College -Hattiesburg Campus.

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

Both my parents went here, and lots of friends. I think it will be a great place to go to school.

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PRCC Students

Total Students
5,224

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
73%
Part-Time
27%

Gender of Students

Women
67%
Men
33%

Ethnic Diversity

African American
38%
Caucasian
61%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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