East Central Community College


East Central Community College (ECCC), with its main campus located in Decatur, Mississippi, and a secondary career and technical center located in Philadelphia, Mississippi, was founded in 1928.

The Mission Statement of the college declares: East Central Community College is a public, open-access, comprehensive, two-year institution of higher education that provides university transfer education, distance education opportunities, career-technical programs, workforce development services, and basic skills offerings to meet the educational and training needs of the residents of Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott, and Winston counties located in east central Mississippi.

East Central Community College earned initial accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Associate Degree in 1939 and has had its accreditation reaffirmed each decade since.



West Broad Street,275
39327 Decatur, Mississippi, USA

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