Hinds Community College

505 East Main Street
Raymond, MS 39154
Tel: (601)857-5261
12,078 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 12,078 students (75% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
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 519 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
College Hinds Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 519 staff
61 staff
Hinds Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 12,078 has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,078 students 1,296 students
Hinds Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
Hinds Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 9,072 students
814 students
Hinds Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,006 students
1,040 students
Hinds Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hinds Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Hinds Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Hinds Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Hinds Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Hinds Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Hinds Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Hinds Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.54 0.68
Hinds Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,260 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,860 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,260 $5,660
Hinds Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,860 $10,250
Hinds Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,889 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
Hinds Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $2,949 per year for in-state students and $4,819 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,237 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is East Central Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.