Hinds Community College

hinds community collegeHinds Community College is a community college with its main campus located in Raymond, Mississippi, about five miles west of Jackson, the state capital. The Hinds Community College District includes Hinds County, Claiborne County, part of Copiah County, Rankin County, and Warren County. With an enrollment of nearly 12,000 students at six campuses, it is the largest educational institution in the state, a rarity among community colleges. The college began as a small agricultural high school in 1917 with 117 students and eight faculty members. In its transformation into a junior college, it began offering college level academic courses in 1922 and was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1926. During the World War II years, a vocational education curriculum was added to the college’s offerings, and in the late 1960s, technical degree programs were added. Read more…

  • Address: U.S. 80 3805, Pearl 
  • City: Pearl 
  • State: Mississippi 
  • Postal Code: 39208 
  • Degree:
    Associate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $3,900 
  • Phone: (601)936-5582  
  • Website: www.hindscc.edu