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East Central Community College is a public institution located in Decatur, Mississippi. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of East Central Community College.

Where Is East Central Community College?


Contact details for East Central Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 15738 Highway 15, Decatur, MS 39327-0129
Phone: 601-635-2111

How Do I Get Into East Central Community College?

You can apply to East Central Community College online at:

Since East Central Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford East Central Community College?

9% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At East Central Community College, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $3,689 a year. That adds up to $14,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at East Central Community College is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

East Central Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,495 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,219 undergraduate students at East Central Community College, with 1,495 being full-time and 724 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,495 full-time undergraduates at East Central Community College, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of East Central Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 501
Hispanic or Latino 64
White 767
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 141

Over 5 countries are represented at East Central Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Colombia, and Bolivia.

Online Learning at East Central Community College

433 Took All Classes Online
1,357 Took At Least One Class Online
20.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,357 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at East Central Community College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of East Central Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at East Central Community College was 20.3%. This is the #720 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at East Central Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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