Mid-South Community College

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Mid-South Community College
MSCC greyhound logo.jpg
Established 1992
Type Public
President Dr. Glen Fenter
Location West Memphis, AR, USA
35°08′45″N 90°13′23″W / 35.14575°N 90.22292°W / 35.14575; -90.22292Coordinates: 35°08′45″N 90°13′23″W / 35.14575°N 90.22292°W / 35.14575; -90.22292
Campus Urban
Website www.midsouthcc.edu

Mid-South Community College (MSCC) is a public community college serving East Arkansas, located in West Memphis, Arkansas.

MSCC serves approximately 2,000 students annually through its degree programs, technical courses, and community educational offerings.

History[edit]

MSCC was established in 1992. Its original purpose was to provide vocational education for the region. The college is an independent institution of higher education and offers associates degrees and college courses toward "core" requirements for four-year schools.

Governance[edit]

MSCC is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor. Each trustee serves a seven-year term which ends on June 30 of the final year.

Campus[edit]

The MSCC Main Campus is located at 2000 West Broadway in West Memphis, and it includes a 64,000-square-foot (5,900 m2) building named the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Academic Excellence, built in 2004 at a cost of 12 million dollars. The center includes the library, multimedia rooms, office space and food service areas.

Also on campus is a Workforce Technology Center, a 38,000-square-foot (3,500 m2) building which houses the computer center, Diesel Maintenance Technology center as well as classrooms and offices.

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Accreditation[edit]

MSCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and its programs have been approved by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and the Arkansas State Board of Vocational Education.

Tuition[edit]

Per credit hour, regardless of total credits:

In-County $90

Out-of-County $110

Out-of-State and International $300

Tennessee and Mississippi residents in Shelby, Desoto, Tipton, Fayette, Tunica, Tate, and Marshall County qualify for out-of-county tuition rate

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