Holmes Named One of 2017 Best Community Colleges in State
Ridgeland, MS
03/31/2017 10:53 AM
BestColleges.com has selected Holmes Community College as one of the Best Community Colleges in Mississippi for 2017.  Holmes was ranked no. 5 out of the 15 community colleges in the state.
"Holmes stands out as one of the best of the best in Mississippi," said Katelyn Baker, outreach coordinator for BestColleges.com.  "A place on this ranking demonstrates to BestColleges.com's 100,000 weekly visitors that the institution's programs provide a quality education that students can afford in their home state of Mississippi."
Since opening its doors 92 years ago, more than 20,000 alumni have received an education and/or trained for the workforce at Holmes Community College.  Holmes now offers more than 50 academic majors, approximately 30 professional programs, over 50 extracurricular activities, 10 athletic sports, and a variety of student support services.
"Holmes gives students the opportunity to receive a quality education that will improve their quality of life," said Holmes Director of Admissions and Records Kay Bates.  "We have employees that go above and beyond to make sure that our students are successful.  We do this by creating an atmosphere that will encourage lifelong learning, responsible citizenship and leadership.  When we make a positive difference in a student's life this consequently makes a positive difference in our community and our country."
Kay Bates, Dir. of Admissions & Records
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