Hinds Community College

505 East Main Street
Raymond, MS 39154
Tel: (601)857-5261
11,839 students
Public institution
The mission of Hinds Community College, a public, comprehensive community college, is to offer pertinent and diverse educational programs and services for persons with various interests and abilities.
School Highlights
Hinds Community College serves 11,839 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Hinds Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Hinds County, MS.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Jackson (11.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 511 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
College Hinds Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 511 staff
62 staff
Hinds Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 11,839 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,839 students 1,371 students
Hinds Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
22:1
Hinds Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 7,729 students
779 students
Hinds Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 4,110 students
1,083 students
Hinds Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Hinds Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
5%
Hinds Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Hinds Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
56%
15%
Hinds Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
40%
49%
Hinds Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Hinds Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Hinds Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
Hinds Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.53 0.70
Hinds Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,500 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,100 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,500 $5,664
Hinds Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,100 $10,360
Hinds Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,918 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
90%
Hinds Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Hinds Community College is a comprehensive educational institution serving approximately 15,000 students each year. Hinds has provided quality educational programs that are convenient and affordable since 1917. Hinds Community College provides a quality, accessible, affordable education for all of its students and a wide variety of public service activities, cultural events, and recreational opportunities for its community. If you live in the five counties served by Hinds Community College - Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Rankin and Warren - you are within 30 miles of one of these six convenient locations. The Hinds Campus in Raymond, where the College's history began, added a state-of-the-art cafeteria to its facilities in 1993. Other features such as an 18-hole golf course, olympic-size swimming pool, and varsity athletic competition appeal to students enrolled in academic, career, and technical programs.

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,263 per year for in-state students and $4,258 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Jackson. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.