About the College
Welcome to Northeast

Northeast Mississippi Community College is a public, comprehensive community college that exists to meet the diverse educational and career needs of individual students and the communities it serves.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Northeast embraces diversity as part of our success and excellence. We are committed to having a campus that celebrates diversity, and recruits diverse talent, making every student feel included and welcome. Northeast Mississippi Community College is a place where people from different cultures and experiences learn together. We value all of the members of our campus community.

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Mission Statement

Northeast Mississippi Community College is a public, comprehensive community college that exists to meet the diverse educational, career, and individual needs of students and the community within the district it serves - Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, and Union counties- by awarding the Associate of Arts: of Degree, Associate of Applied Science Degree, and Certificates. Beyond this original scope, Northeast responds to the needs of all who seek to further their education.

 To accomplish the intended role and scope of the college, the following institutional goals were established:

  1. To provide accessible, high-quality, and cost-effective curricula that prepare students for continued studies, transfer to four-year institutions, or entry into the workforce.
  2. To provide industry-focused career and technical curricula that is student-centered, comprehensive, and responsive to the employment needs of business and industry.
  3. To provide a program of student services that will facilitate the educational career, personal, and social growth of students.
  4. To provide developmental studies within the curriculum to strengthen the basic skills of students.
  5. To offer continuing education, community services, and adult education for individuals striving for personal and professional growth and/or personal enrichment.
  6. To provide employer-driven, industry-specific workforce education and training to businesses, industries, and individuals.
  7. To provide human resources, financial resources, instructional resources, and physical facilities necessary to offer quality instruction.

Vision Statement

Northeast Mississippi Community College will be a student-centered, customer-driven, academic and technical training center that will provide a comprehensive innovative atmosphere not bound by time or place.  In essence, while maintaining traditional and social values, developing partnerships with business and industry, and networking global educational resources, this institution will be a state-of-the-art, cultural and technological center.

Awards and Honors

Northeast has received numerous award and accolades over the years.  The college was named the top college in Mississippi for Workforce Preparation.  The Mississippi Business Journal named Northeast one of Mississippi's Healthiest Workplaces.  Northeast has won numerous award from the The Chronicle of Higher Education for the Best Colleges to work for.  The college has been ranked in the top ten digital Community and Junior colleges and second in the nation for online instruction and distance learning.  The college was also listed in the top 25 Community and Junior Colleges in the nation by College Choice.