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Hinds Community College, the largest community college in the state of Mississippi, is a comprehensive educational institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Hinds serves approximately 32,000 students in academic, career/technical, workforce, secondary  and adult education programs each year. Since 1917, Hinds has provided quality educational programs that are convenient and affordable. With six locations, the college draws students from more than 70 Mississippi counties and ranks as the fourth largest institution of higher learning in the state.

Message from the PresidentDr. Clyde Muse

We appreciate your interest in  Hinds Community College. As Mississippi’s  largest community college, Hinds is a great start for thousands of Mississippi residents who come to the college to improve and enrich their lives through education, training and lifelong learning. We are committed to helping you achieve your goals.

At Hinds you will be in the company of like-minded students who value education and understand that Mississippi needs more college graduates to compete in a global economy. With multiple campuses, flexible schedules, affordable cost and a wide selection of programs, Hinds ranks high in student satisfaction. The heart of our institution is the relationship between students and competent, caring faculty members.

Our state and local communities are also committed to helping us better serve our citizens. From increased funding from our Legislature to major land acquisitions and funds provided by local boards of supervisors, these commitments affirm the value of Hinds Community College and the important role we have in helping our communities and state prosper.



Clyde Muse