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Hinds Community College (Hinds CC)

505 East Main Street, Raymond, MS

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General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (601) 857-3212

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (601) 857-3223

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History

Hinds Community College is located in Raymond, Mississippi, 5 miles west of Jackson. The institution was founded as an agricultural high school in 1917 and began offering college level courses in 1922. During World War II Hinds began offering a vocational education curriculum, followed by technical degrees in the 1960's. Hind's Community College has seven campuses and serves 19,500 students per year in five counties making it the largest educational institution in Mississippi.

Academics

Hinds Community college offers a large number of programs and majors, including college transfer programs for four year institutions, vocational and occupational programs, continuing education programs, workshops and seminars among others.

Some programs include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Hinds Community College accepts applications online or through submission to the office of admissions and records. Students pursuing an academic or technical field of study must submit their ACT scores; if no scores are available a placement test must be taken prior to registering. Official transcripts must be mailed to the office of admissions and records from your last educational institution (i.e. high school, previous college). Prior to your first semester, it is recommended you see a counselor to outline your plan for studies.

Non-scholarship financial aid will require students to fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Athletics

Hinds Community College has several athletics programs for both men and women.

These include:

  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Soccer
  • Baseball/Softball
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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,200. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $2,000-$2,400
    • Out-of-State: $4,600-$5,472
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $100-$120 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$4,593
Receiving Student Loans60%$3,972

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 14%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Hinds Community College may provide services including:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Mississippi, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Hinds CCHinds CountyMississippi
Graduation Rate19.2%-26.5%
Transfer-out Rate26.7%-25.5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Hinds CC-Jackson Campus Nursing/Allied Health Ctr

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1969)
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1995)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program

Campus: Hinds Community College

  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2001)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping (A, C)
  • Agricultural Business (A, C)
  • Agricultural Mechanization (A, C)
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticultural Business Services (A, C)
  • Agriculture

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) (A)
  • Architectural Engineering Technology (A)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Telecommunications Technology (A)
  • Construction Engineering Technology (A)

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Child Care Provider (A)
  • Apparel and Textile Marketing Management (C)
  • Apparel and Textile Manufacture
  • Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation (A)

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

  • Barber (C)
  • Cosmetology (C)
  • Meat Cutting (C)
  • Institutional Food Workers (C)
  • Cooking and Related Culinary Arts (A)
  • Cosmetology, Barber and Nail Instructor

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

  • Aviation and Airway Management

Visual and Performing Arts

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