Southwest Mississippi Community College

Local Community Colleges in Mississippi

Colleges North America

Offers a list of all two-year community colleges and technical schools within Mississippi, including brief introduction and official website address.

Columbus, Mississippi

Columbus is a city east of the state of Mississippi in the United States with 24,041 residents (U.S. Census, 2017). It is located on the east bank of the Tombigbee River, near the Alabama border.

Columbus is part of the Golden Triangle (Columbus, West Point and Starkville).

Business and culture

Columbus is a regional agricultural and communications center. Among other things, it produces defense systems, military aircraft, steel, cellulosic fibers, paper machine rolls, motors and sodium chlorate.

Columbus Air Force Base has been a training center for pilots since World War II. At the Golden Triangle Regional Airport near Columbus, Airbus Helicopters has a production center.

Mississippi University for Women was founded in 1884. Columbus High School established in 1992 is the city’s largest college.

The childhood home of playwright Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) is the town’s welcome center.


Choctaw – and Chickasaw – indigenous peoples lived in the area where Possum Town trade station from 1783 was located before Columbus was founded in 1819. During the American Civil War, the Confederate states had the Arsenal ‘s armed forces and hospitals in the city. Columbus served as temporary state capital after the city of Jackson fell in 1863.

The city is named after Kristoffer Columbus, and shares names with Columbus, Ohio and Columbus, Georgia.

East Mississippi Community College

College has campuses in Scooba and Mayhew. Read its history and learn about technical and academic programs.

Hinds Community College

Calendar, admissions, application forms, financial aid, and the class schedule. Locate its six campuses.

Holmes Community College

School features academic, technical and vocational offerings. Features an expenses and financial aid overview, plus admission requirements.

Itawamba Community College

ICC has campuses in Fulton and Tupelo. Details programs, costs, schedules and student services.

Jones County Junior College

Explore this school located in Ellisville, offering a virtual tour of the campus, a college catalog, a class schedule and department links.

Jones County Junior College – Alumni Association

Organization’s mission is to “promote and support the advancement ofeducation, extracurricular activities and students at Jones County.”

Meridian Community College

Get a class schedule, find job listings, request a transcript or apply for admission online at this school’s homepage.

Miss. State Board for Community and Junior Colleges

Government organization administers public two-year colleges in Mississippi. Check out research data and campus locations.

Northwest Mississippi CC

Check out this school with four campuses, offering info for prospective students, a faculty-staff directory and a fees and expenses overview.

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Located in Summit and supported by Amite, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson counties. Check the calendar and services.

Southwest Mississippi Community College