Hinds Community College

608 Hinds Boulevard, Raymond, MS

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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.


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).


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

These include:

  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Soccer
  • Baseball/Softball

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,500. 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: $2,400-$2,900
    • Out-of-State: $5,000-$6,000
  • 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 Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$5,131
Receiving Student Loans50%$3,386

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 Community CollegeHinds CountyMississippi
Graduation Rate12.9%-25.4%
Transfer-out Rate28.2%-22.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Jackson Campus (Nursing/Allied Health Ctr.)

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1969)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program

Campus: Hinds Community College

  • Radiology Technician Program
    • 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 (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Physical Sciences

    Precision Production


    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Contact Information

    General Contact

    Admissions Office

    • Phone: (601) 857-3212

    Financial Aid Office

    • Phone: (601) 857-3223

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