Hinds Community College

505 East Main Street, Raymond
MS, 39154
Tel: (601)857-5261
11,823 students
Public institution

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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 11,823 students (74% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Hinds Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Hinds County, MS.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Jackson (11.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 11,823 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,823 students
1,303 students
Hinds Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
8,698 students
834 students
Hinds Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,125 students
1,040 students
Hinds Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hinds Community College sch enrollment Hinds Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Hinds Community College Asian (2006-2010)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Hinds Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
57%
11%
Hinds Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
41%
66%
Hinds Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Hinds Community College sch ethnicity Hinds Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.51 0.44
Hinds Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,060 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,660 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,060 $5,890
Hinds Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,660 $10,047
Hinds Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,250 per year for in-state students and $5,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,035 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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.