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Meridian Community College is a public institution located in Meridian, Mississippi. Meridian is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

Where Is Meridian Community College?


Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, MS 39307-5801
Phone: 601-483-8241

How Do I Get Into MCC?

You can apply to MCC online at:

Since Meridian 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 Meridian Community College?

8% Take Out Loans
3.5% 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 MCC, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $3,436 a year. That adds up to $13,744 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Meridian Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,798 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,718 undergraduate students at MCC, with 1,798 being full-time and 920 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,798 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 32% are male and 68% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 737
Hispanic or Latino 47
White 727
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 273

Over 8 countries are represented at MCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Brazil, and Jamaica.

Online Learning at Meridian Community College

310 Took All Classes Online
1,231 Took At Least One Class Online
-8.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,231 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Meridian Community College was -8.6%. This is the #1,357 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MCC 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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