Holmes ranks No. 2 among state online colleges

Holmes ranks No. 2 among online colleges in the state according to Onlinecolleges.com.

Holmes Community College was recently ranked as the No. 2 college in the state of Mississippi by OnlineColleges.com. The rankings are based on a variety of factors, including affordability, student services and the availability of online programs.

"I am so proud that Holmes is being recognized for our outstanding online offerings," said Director of eLearning Tish Stewart. "These awards continue to show Holmes' commitment to providing quality, affordable education in a variety of formats."

OnlineColleges.com is a leading resource for interested persons who seek reliable information about online colleges and degree programs. The website helps users find the right online college and program based on subject, location and degree level. According to OnlineColleges.com Content Coordinator Kelly Rivett, the company researched 2,868 different accredited institutions and Holmes came in second place not only among two-year colleges, but among Mississippi universities, as well.

Holmes Community College is part of the Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC), and offers classes utilizing Canvas by Instucture. Courses are offered both by Holmes instructors and through other instructors in the MSVCC. A number of scheduling options are offered, including regular semester courses, four-week courses, and eight-week courses, and the eLearning Department will help customize schedules for interested students.

Holmes is a multi-campus institution that offers the Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Applied Science degree, technical and career certificates, and workforce training. The college 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. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

For more information on Holmes Community College, visit www.holmescc.edu.

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