Public 2 Year

Hinds Community College

Raymond, Mississippi

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Hinds Community College overview
Location Raymond, Mississippi
Online hindscc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Hinds Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Hinds Community College, established in 1917, is a public, comprehensive educational institution located in Raymond, Mississippi, just a few miles from the state capital of Jackson. It serves as the largest community college in the state, offering a wide range of academic programs, from technical and career training to university transfer pathways. The college is recognized for its nursing and allied health programs among other disciplines. With an open admissions policy, Hinds Community College provides higher education access to a diverse student body. The Raymond campus features a blend of historical and modern architecture set in a classic, serene Southern landscape. On-campus housing is available to students seeking a residential college experience. While Hinds Community College encompasses various extracurricular activities, it does not emphasize a notable intercollegiate athletic program.

Hinds Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  4,824 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,583 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,500 plus fees of $250.

Hinds Community College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Hinds Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Hinds Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,360
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $4,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,240
Total One Year Cost$12,150

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Hinds Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,360
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $4,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,240
Total One Year Cost$15,200

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$30,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hinds Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 36%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 19%
Business 7%
Construction Trades 7%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 6%

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