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 11,839 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 to Hinds Community College is Virginia College-Jackson (11.2 miles away).

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 511 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hinds Community College(MS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty511 staff138 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 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Hinds Community College diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,839 students2,966 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:122:1
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# Full-Time Students7,729 students2,344 students
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# Part-Time Students4,110 students622 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,918593
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
1%
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% Black
54%
36%
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% White
40%
58%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.53
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College Completion Rate
15%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,300$29,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,500 is less than the state average of $3,781. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,100 is less than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,500$3,781
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,100$5,574
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,956$7,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,500
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Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,781 per year for in-state students and $5,574 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,980 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.