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MDCC Honors College

Promoting discovery & creativity
MDCC Honors College

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Honors College

MDCC Honors College provides academically gifted students an educational experience beyond the standard curriculum in an environment that promotes discovery and creativity.

The Honors College at Mississippi Delta Community College offers academically gifted in-state students a scholarship which covers all tuition and room and board, and provides a book allowance in the bookstore. Students who elect to forgo a dorm room and commute will receive the commuter meal plan, instead. 

Mississippi Delta offers a wide array of electives in Mathematics, Science, English, the Arts, and Humanities; Honors College students participate in leadership seminars, lectures, Honors excursions, and group activities in which they explore current social issues.

A student applying for the MDCC Honors College must:

  • Be an incoming freshman
  • Have a cumulative ACT of at least 25, or a cumulative ACT of 23 or 24 with a math sub-score of at least 23
  • Provide an official high school transcript

All in-state students receive 100% tuition plus room and board and a book allowance. Students who elect to forgo the dorm room and commute will receive a commuter meal plan, instead.

Book Allowance

$800 book allowance for students with an ACT of 25+
$500 book allowance for students with an ACT of 23 or 24 and a math sub-score of 23+

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above with no grade below a B
  • Complete the Honors course requirements
  • Complete at least 16 hours per semester
  • Attain an Associate’s Degree from Mississippi Delta Community College

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