Hinds Community College

  • 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 11,827 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

Hinds Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Mississippi for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,232 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Hinds Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty1,232 staff371 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hinds Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Hinds Community College diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,827 students3,704 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:110:1
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# Full-Time Students6,953 students2,593 students
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# Part-Time Students4,874 students1,111 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,634791
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
53%
38%
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% White
36%
53%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.57
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College Completion Rate
26%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,300$30,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,500 is more than the state average of $2,428. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,100 is more than the state average of $4,459. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,500$2,428
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,100$4,459
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,250$8,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,858$4,750
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hinds Community College is Copiah-Lincoln Community College (34.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,428 per year for in-state students and $4,459 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.