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Study at Coahoma Community College

Coahoma Community College, commonly referred to as CCC, was originally established in 1924 as the Coahoma County Agricultural High School. Over the years, the name and status of the institute changed a number of times until it was finally named the Coahoma Community College in 1989. CCC now has a sprawling 99-acre campus in Coahoma County, Mississippi.

Coahoma Community College offers the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as several certificate programs. The academic divisions of the college include:

  • College of Business and Technology
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Mathematics and Science
  • School of Nursing
The sports teams of Coahoma Community College are known as the Tigers. Students participate in football, basketball, softball, and baseball. There are also various students clubs and organizations such as the Phi Beta Lambda, El Circulo Espanol, Phi Theta Kappa (Alpha Omicron Pi Chapter), and The Black Literary Society. The student-published newspaper of CCC is called the “Coahoma Tribune”.

Profile of Coahoma Community College

Students attend Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, MS, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Coahoma Community College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching, family and social work, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Coahoma Community College Selectivity

Applicants to Coahoma Community College appreciate its open admissions policy. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Student Enrolment

There are 2, 216 students at Coahoma Community College . The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life

Coahoma Community College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Coahoma Community College offers students meal plans. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

Coahoma Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching63early childhood education, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, secondary teaching, English teaching, social science teaching, business teaching, math teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts27general studies, social services
Family and Social Work22social work, child care management
Medical Support and Technology17respiratory care tech, pre-pharmacy, clinical lab tech
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and safety
Business and Management16business, accounting, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine15registered nursing, various nursing, licensed practical nurse
Beauty and Cosmetology13cosmetology, barber
Production Trades10welding
office and Administration8administrative assistant, business support services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7health and physical education, occupational therapy
Engineering Technician6computer systems tech
Therapy and Counselling4psychology, physical therapy
Mechanics and Repair4autobody repair, heavy equipment maintenance tech
Hospitality3hotel management
Construction Trades2carpentry
Cooking and Culinary Arts1chef training
Art Studies1visual and performing arts
Medical administration1medical secretary, medical records admin
Media0radio and television
Medicine0health professions, pre-dentistry, pre-med
Computer Science and Engineering0computer science, computer and info science
Science0biology, chemistry

Contact: Coahoma Community College

Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd

Clarksdale, MS 38614

General Phone: (662) 627-2571


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