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Hinds Community College Overview

Hinds Community College is a public institution located in Raymond, Mississippi. The surrounding location of Raymond is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Hinds Community College Known For?

3,975 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Hinds Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Hinds Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Hinds Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#129 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hinds Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Computer Systems Networking Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#115 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Hinds Community College?

Location of Hinds Community College

Contact details for Hinds Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 608 Hinds Boulevard, Raymond, MS 39154
Phone: 601-857-5261
Website: www.hindscc.edu

How Do I Get Into Hinds Community College?

You can apply to Hinds Community College online at: https://www.hindscc.edu/apply

Hinds Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Hinds Community College?

46% Take Out Loans
23.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Hinds Community College, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $3,946 a year. That adds up to $15,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hinds Community College is 23.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Hinds Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,953 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,827 undergraduate students at Hinds Community College, with 6,953 being full-time and 4,874 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Hinds Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,953 full-time undergraduates at Hinds Community College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Hinds Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hinds Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hinds Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 54
Black or African American 4,196
Hispanic or Latino 139
White 2,203
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 361

Over 23 countries are represented at Hinds Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Yemen, Vietnam, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Hinds Community College

1,871 Took All Classes Online
4,450 Took At Least One Class Online
7.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,450 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Hinds Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Hinds Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hinds Community College was 7.3%. This is the #1,494 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hinds Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Hinds Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 91%
Business, Management & Marketing 21%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 23%
Health Professions 10%
Legal Professions 27%
Legal Support Services 27%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 3%
Liberal Arts General Studies 3%
Marketing 46%
Real Estate 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Hinds Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Hinds Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing #6
Real Estate #12
Computer Systems Networking #33
Computer Programming #36
Finance & Financial Management #44
Legal Support Services #49
Business Support & Assistant Services #70
Legal Professions #71
Information Technology #73
Marketing #78
Accounting #164
Health & Medical Administrative Services #199
Computer & Information Sciences #238
Criminal Justice & Corrections #251
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #285
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #304
Liberal Arts General Studies #304

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Hinds Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 995 0 995
Ground Transportation 424 0 0 424
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 11 195 206
Human Development & Family Studies 0 61 136 197
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 69 112 181
Nursing 0 168 0 168
Culinary Arts 0 33 117 150
Precision Metal Working 0 0 138 138
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 15 0 113 128
Legal Support Services 0 35 75 110
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 18 63 81
Design & Applied Arts 0 21 59 80
Allied Health Professions 0 55 20 75
Business Administration & Management 0 20 54 74
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 60 0 60
Computer Systems Networking 0 17 41 58
Marketing 0 16 40 56
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 1 55 56
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 11 42 53
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 13 33 46
Information Technology 0 13 32 45
Cosmetology 0 0 43 43
Audiovisual Communications 0 11 29 40
Hospitality Management 0 12 27 39
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 8 29 37
Air Transportation 0 13 24 37
Dental Support Services 0 13 23 36
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 11 23 34
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 34 0 34
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 10 24 34
Carpentry 0 0 30 30
Accounting 0 8 20 28
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 4 20 24
Computer Programming 0 7 12 19
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 19 19
Arts & Media Management 0 2 15 17
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 15 15
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 13 0 13
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 4 8 12
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 12 0 12
Plant Sciences 0 3 8 11
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 1 10 11
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 3 7 10
Agricultural Production 0 3 6 9
Animal Science 0 3 6 9
American Sign Language 0 3 6 9
Finance & Financial Management 0 1 2 3
Real Estate 0 3 0 3
Agricultural Mechanization 0 0 2 2
Masonry 0 0 2 2
Management Information Systems 0 0 1 1
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 439 1,799 1,737 3,975

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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