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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 1,668
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 78%
Average Aid Amount $6,417
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 631
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 97%

Financial Aid Information at SMCC

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 1,668 students (78% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $6,417. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 631 students (97% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Southwest Mississippi Community College is $3,380 for Mississippi residents and $6,080 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 1,668 students (78% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $6,417. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Southwest Mississippi Community College for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Southwest Mississippi Community College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid1,66878%$6,417
Pell Grants1,32162%$5,740
Federal Student Loans00%$0

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 631 beginning students (97% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 631 students (97% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Southwest Mississippi Community College.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Southwest Mississippi Community College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid63197%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources63197%$7,012
Federal Grants60192%$4,865
Pell Grants47673%$6,024
Other Federal Grants48474%$117
State/Local Grants14823%$4,082
Institutional Grants30847%$2,911
Student Loans00%$0
Federal Student Loans00%$0
Other Student Loans00%$0

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2020-2021, total 572 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Southwest Mississippi Community College. Among them, 309 students have lived on campus and 145 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Southwest Mississippi Community College
Living Status201820192020
Living On-Campus254272309
Living Off-Campus with Family87112117
Living Off-Campus without Family154151145

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2020-2021 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Southwest Mississippi Community College
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level565549$3,569,888$6,318
$0 - $30,000330328$2,344,017$7,103
$30,001 - $48,0008180$579,976$7,160
$48,001 - $75,0005351$264,974$5,000
$75,001 - $110,0005245$174,775$3,361
$110,001 or more4945$206,146$4,207