Welcome to Mississippi’s first public two-year institution of higher learning, Pearl River Community College. Since offering its first classes in 1909, our uniquely talented and dedicated faculty and staff have embraced the responsibility of providing life changing opportunities for those we serve. For generations, we have been transforming the lives of students and our surrounding communities by providing a high-quality, affordable education. This unwavering commitment to excellence has propelled Pearl River Community College to become one of the most successful community colleges in the nation. Steeped in tradition, the College has remained focused on providing a culture of academic, social, moral and ethical development of our students. The College's comprehensive approach to education has provided the foundation for students from all walks of life, often resulting in world renowned leaders in a variety of career fields. The success of our graduates has served as a testament to the strength of our College's mission. Pearl River Community College blends our rich traditions with state of the art facilities and timeless curriculums. I am honored to welcome you to our beloved institution and encourage you to embrace our fundamental philosophy during your time on our campus: Pride, Respect, Class and Character……The Wildcat Way!