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So you're from Decatur, MS?

Fortunately for you, Decatur, MS offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

So you want to attend college at home in Decatur?

There is only one college or university in the city of Decatur that you can attend, East Central Community College.

Decatur College and University Demographics

There are 41 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as Education, Education and Healthcare offered at the school for you to choose from. Amongst students at East Central Community College, the most popular area of study is Liberal Arts.

Tuition

In-state tuition for students at East Central Community College is $1,980 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at East Central Community College received an estimated $11,518,484 in financial aid. Of this aid, $10,312,915 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships.

Decatur Student Demographics

Approximately 1.5% of Mississippi students were enrolled in East Central Community College in 2010. That is 2,639 students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 64% of students who enroll as first year students at East Central Community College return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in East Central Community College, 34 eventually graduate.

Student Demographics

Approximately 63% of students enrolled at East Central Community College are female. 0% of East Central Community College students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 East Central Community College students, 44 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009.

Decatur Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by East Central Community College was 530. The ratio of female to male faculty was 0 to 1 at East Central Community College. 27% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average student to faculty ratio was 6 to 1 for East Central Community College.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Decatur, MS to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 3,210 $23,200 $25,000
2
Registered Nurses 3,070 $53,900 $67,720
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,760 $25,940 $32,000
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 2,590 $19,190 $25,140
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,920 $43,330 $54,330
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,900 $28,850 $35,340
7
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,610 $34,830 $39,890
8
Office Clerks, General 1,570 $22,160 $28,240
9
Cooks, Fast Food 1,350 $17,850 $18,540
10
General and Operations Managers 1,340 $89,670 $113,100
11
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,250 $32,920 $41,360
12
Construction Laborers 1,190 $23,130 $33,590
13
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,080 $39,980 $54,880
14
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,070 $41,670 $50,770
15
Security Guards 870 $20,720 $26,870
16
Carpenters 810 $31,350 $43,890
17
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 730 $52,450 $62,260
18
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 720 $19,060 $24,180
19
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 680 n/a $55,620
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 610 $31,460 $38,200
21
Correctional Officers and Jailers 600 $23,220 $42,780
22
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 520 $32,850 $50,360
23
Cooks, Restaurant 510 $18,650 $23,260
24
Electricians 500 $44,860 $51,810
25
Billing and Posting Clerks 350 $24,590 $33,270
26
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 330 $72,070 $89,990
27
Pharmacy Technicians 330 $23,590 $29,330
28
Loan Officers 320 $54,390 $65,900
29
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 290 $37,740 $45,860
30
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 290 $33,850 $42,250
31
Home Health Aides 280 $18,200 $21,760
32
Accountants and Auditors 260 $57,100 $68,960
33
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 260 $50,580 $57,510
34
Financial Managers 260 $78,860 $116,970
35
Medical and Health Services Managers 260 $69,120 $93,670
36
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 260 $48,110 $60,160
37
Medical Assistants 250 $25,050 $29,760
38
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 250 $26,610 $29,200
39
Legislators 220 $28,010 $38,470
40
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 220 $27,580 $35,010
41
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 220 $40,300 $52,790
42
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 210 $32,670 $62,400
43
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 210 $47,750 $55,970
44
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 210 $33,550 $41,880
45
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 210 $41,910 $51,550
46
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 210 $45,790 $55,220
47
Dental Assistants 200 $26,790 $34,140
48
Tax Preparers 200 $23,490 $37,060
49
Industrial Production Managers 200 $82,730 $95,660
50
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 200 $33,400 $37,070