Hinds Community College

Hinds Community College

Hinds Community College's central campus is located in Raymond, in Mississippi. This accredited educational institution was founded in 1917 and serves more than 15,000 undergraduates every year. The college offers secondary career education, vocational programs, technical degree programs and various short-term training courses. The branch campuses include:

  • Academic/Technical Center, in Jackson
  • Aviation Maintenance/Commercial Aviation, in Raymond
  • Nursing/Allied Health Center, in Jackson
  • Rankin Campus, in Pearl
  • Raymond Campus, in Raymond
  • Utica Campus, in Utica
  • Vicksburg-Warren Campus, in Vicksburg

Hinds Community College official colors are white and maroon, and the mascot is the Eagles. The college has men's track, tennis, soccer, golf, football, basketball and baseball teams and women's track, tennis, soccer, softball and basketball teams.

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Hinds Community College
501 East Main Street
Raymond , MS 39154
General Phone: (601) 857-5261

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Hinds Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts344language translation, sign language translation, English, speech and rhetoric, general studies, social services, cartography, political science, sociology, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine342EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology147dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, ...
Office and Administration101administrative assistant
Construction Trades82apparel and textile manufacture, apparel and textile marketing, masonry, carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair69electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, aircraft maintenance, ...
Business and Management67business, MIS, marketing, vehicle parts marketing
Family and Social Work64family and consumer science, child care management, child care provider
Engineering Technician35electronics tech, telecommunications tech, drafting
Beauty and Cosmetology33cosmetology, barber
Production Trades30machinist, machine shop assistant, welding
Computer Science and Engineering26computer and info science, computer programming, computer networking
Education and Teaching25elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, business teaching, physical education teaching
Therapy and Counseling23psychology, physical therapist assistant, physical therapy
Law23pre-law, legal assistant, court reporting
Cooking and Culinary Arts15culinary arts, meat cutting, institutional food workers
Design15graphic design
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and safety
Agricultural Science and Management11agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural mechanization courses
Medical Administration11medical records admin, medical records tech
Hospitality9hospitality management, tourism and travel, hotel management
Media9communication studies, journalism, radio and television, radio and TV tech, printing equipment operation
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5occupational therapy
Landscaping and Horticulture5landscaping
Medicine5pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, health professions
Science3biology, chemistry, geology
Architecture and Planning2architecture
Art Studies2art studies
Transportation2aviation operations
Drama and Performing Arts2dance, drama

Number of programs and degrees for Hinds Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,14995
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years33833
Award of less than 1 academic year416

Hinds Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hinds Community College had a total enrollment of 9,941 students (10,069 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 41%
Black 56%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 30%
20-21 19%
22-24 13%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Hinds Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 20 %

Hinds Community College Room and Board (2007)

Hinds Community College offers campus housing for 1,722 of its 10,069 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Raymond, Mississippi for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Mississippi Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Hinds Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,906
Room and board $ 3,033
Room charge $ 2,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,460
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,375

Financial Aid:
Hinds Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 240700)

Hinds Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track160292

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year33$47,74067$43,679
All faculty totalcalendar year33$47,74067$43,679

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year127$44,788225$48,566
All faculty totalacademic year127$44,788225$48,566

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Hinds Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports354176

Hinds Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanization, Other
Agriculture, General

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Institutional Food Workers
Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Language Interpretation and Translation
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Engine Machinist
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Optometric Technician/Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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What Sets Hinds Community College Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 11%Hinds Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in law
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Female % of student body
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% of degrees in construction trades
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Top 20%Hinds Community College % of degrees in construction trades

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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