East Central Community College, Decatur (ECCC)

Decatur, MS

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East Central Community College, Decatur

East Central Community College, Decatur

East Central Community College, Decatur Student Essentials

East Central Community College, Decatur Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.eccc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,070
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,070
Retention Rate: 55%
Enrollment: 3,745
Year Established: 1928

About ECCC

East Central Community College (ECCC) serves residents of Decatur, Mississippi, of all ages, backgrounds and with all types of educational objectives.

ECCC academics are divided into several categories. There are career-oriented healthcare programs, which include associate’s degrees in:

  • Nursing
  • Paramedic Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Surgical Technology

ECCC also offers career-oriented associate’s degrees in technical careers like:

  • Carpentry
  • Cosmetology
  • Welding

ECCC awards an associate’s degree in liberal arts, as well. This is ideal for those who wish to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program.

Non-degree-seeking students who have yet to earn their high school diploma may benefit from ECCC’s GED-prep and basic skills courses.

East Central Community College also operates the Workforce Education Division. This division serves multiple purposes: it offers advanced skills training to local business and job retraining for individuals seeking new careers, and also provides workforce training for disabled individuals and high school students.

ECCC’s college life activities meet different interests, as well. There are student publications, performing arts opportunities and various types of student organizations and clubs.

Those who need help paying tuition costs may apply for loans, grants and academic scholarships by completing a FAFSA.

ECCC’s admissions applications are available on the school’s website. Degree-seeking applicants will also need to submit transcripts or GED scores.

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ECCC Map & Location

East Central Community College, Decatur
275 West Broad Street
Decatur, MS 39327


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Getting Around ECCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Decatur, MS

Winter
Dec
58
34
Jan
56
32
Feb
60
35
Spring
Mar
68
42
Apr
76
49
May
83
58
Summer
Jun
89
66
Jul
92
69
Aug
92
68
Fall
Sep
87
61
Oct
77
49
Nov
68
40

ECCC Students

Total Students 3,745

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 40%
  • Caucasian: 40%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 1%
African American 40%
Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska native 5%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 52%
Part-Time 48%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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