Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
School Type:
2-year, Public
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Admission Requirements
Required GPA
Open Admissions
Required SAT
not required
Required ACT
not required
Quick facts
  • Founded: 1917
  • Enrollment: 9,407
  • Mascot: Eagles
  • Colors: White and Maroon
  • Motto: The College for All People
  • Campus Setting: Town
  • Campus Housing: Yes
Short description

Hinds Community College, nestled in the town of Raymond, Mississippi, has a rich history that dates back to its founding in 1917. Originally established as an agricultural high school, it evolved over the years into a comprehensive community college. Its designation as a historically black community college reflects its deep-rooted commitment to providing accessible education to a diverse student body.

Today, Hinds Community College is a vibrant public institution that caters to a large student population of over 9,400 individuals. The college offers a wide range of Associate’s degree programs, with popular majors including General Studies, Registered Nursing, Child Care Provider, and Health and Medical Administrative Services. Embracing its motto, "The College for All People," Hinds Community College is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all its students.

In the realm of athletics, Hinds Community College competes in the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC), with its athletic teams known as the Eagles. The college's colors, white and maroon, symbolize its spirit and tradition. Hinds Community College continues to play a pivotal role in the educational landscape of Mississippi, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed for success in their future endeavors.

Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Admissions: (601) 857-3212
  • Admissions email: Records@hindscc.edu

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  • Financial Aid: (601) 857-3223
  • Financial Aid email: FinAid@hindscc.edu

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Popular Majors
  • General Studies
  • Registered Nursing
  • Child Care Provider
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services

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Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC)

Team Name: Eagles

Men's Sports:

  • Basketball

Womens's Sports:

  • Basketball

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