East Central Community College in Decatur offers the two-year pre-baccalaureate Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees in 17 major academic concentrations, as well as 23 terminal degree programs in Healthcare and/or Career and Technical Education, and certificates and training in numerous areas through its Workforce Development program on the Decatur campus, as well as centers in Carthage, Choctaw, Forest, Louisville, and Philadelphia.
ECCC was founded in 1928 and serves the five-county district of Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott, and Winston counties. The college also fields ten varsity sports teams, including baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, football, men's golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, and men’s and women’s tennis.
- Credit Enrollment: 2,940
- Workforce Trainees: 7,092
- Number of Graduates: 583
- Number of Awards Issued: 552
*Source: 2020 Education Achievement Council Report Card