East Central Community College

NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)


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275 West Broad Street, Decatur, MS, 39327-0129

(601) 635-2111 





The College, located in east central Mississippi, is a public, open door, comprehensive, two-year institution of higher education that values and demonstrates accessibility, affordability, excellence and integrity in teaching and learning by providing university transfer education, career-technical programs, workforce development services, and basic skills offerings to meet the life-long learning needs of its diverse students and community.

Public, 2-year 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $2,170 $2,070 $1,980
In State $2,170 $2,070 $1,980
Out of State $4,270 $4,170 $4,080
Books and Supplies $1,280 $1,280 $1,280
On Campus      
Room and Board $3,490 $3,390 $3,390
Other Expenses $3,520 $3,520 $3,520
Off Campus      
Room and Board $5,260 $5,260 $5,260
Other Expenses $3,520 $3,520 $3,520
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $3,520 $3,520

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
62.0% $4,361
State/Local Grant
23.0% $474
Institutional Grants
51.0% $2,113
Loans 28.0% $3,852
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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