Three Ways to Visit

Campus Tours, VIP Visits, & Virtual Admission Sessions

Come explore all that Hinds has to offer! Schedule a campus visit at any of our six beautiful locations.

ReSkill MS

Get up to 6 hours free of charge

A new program designed to help individuals adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic find jobs with better wages and also help support employers who want to hire and train new employees on the job.

Accelerated 8-Week Classes

Starting in October

More classes have been added to our fall schedule! Earn college credit in an accelerated format by taking 8-week classes starting in October.

Healthy At Hinds

A Plan for Returning to Campus Fall 2020

The Healthy At Hinds plan was developed over a number of weeks and outlines protocols and procedures that enable Hinds employees and students to return to a college environment that is as normal as possible while at the same time exercising precautions that allow us to do so more safely.

Programs of Study

Our academic program of study prepares you for a successful university transfer and an Associate of Arts degree. We also offer more than 70 career and technical program options.

Costs & Aid

We work closely with you to answer questions and find financial options. Grants, work study, student loans – we will help you navigate it all!


We believe that education should be accessible and affordable. We offer a variety of stackable scholarships to keep your college education from becoming a financial burden.

The latest from HCC News

Hinds CC Esports ready to score big in second season

Hinds CC Esports ready to score big in second season

RAYMOND – The second season of esports at Hinds Community College starts 2020-21 riding a wave of momentum after producing a national champion last year and burgeoning popularity on college campuses nationwide as COVID-19 limits in-person sports competition. A team of...

Dance instructor wins prestigious performing arts awards

RAYMOND – Tiffany Jefferson, director of Hinds Community College’s Montage Theatre of Dance, has been named the recipient of two industry honors, one national and one local. Jefferson, of Terry, was this month awarded the Del Kieffner Award for 2020 by Florida-based...

Hamp Shive named 3E award recipient

Hampton Shive may not have had a crystal ball a few years ago when he pushed departments to move to cloud storage instead of using the college’s servers. But his foresight helped make the sudden transition in March to teaching online classes and working remotely much...


Allied health student continues life shaped by healthcare

“When I was about 2 ½ years old, my parents realized I couldn’t bend my left arm,” said Batte, 21, of Brandon.  After initial consultation locally, Batte was taken to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.

After false starts, fashion design paves road to New York

The fashion design major on the Utica Campus started her college experience unsure of what she wanted to do after college. A long journey led to her recent big break interning with a clothing line in New York.

Culinary program revives passion for cooking

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Memeh came to the United States at age 3 along with her family. Trouble at home landed her in a group home for children for a number of years, where she earned a GED and was provided a car. She enrolled at Hinds at 18, but was too lost on too many levels to succeed.

Serving the public a way of life for Rankin Campus nursing student

Protecting and serving the public has been a way of life for Matthew McCain for 12 years as a police officer in Flowood. Those ideals won’t change much in a new career he’s starting, thanks to Hinds Community College.

Clintonian takes advantage of program, internship opportunities

The former high school football player is concentrating on his career goals, not sports, as he takes heavy course loads to finish his credential in Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance program.

Alum returns to classes to get fit for career change

Earning a living while feeding a passion on the side worked out just fine for Robert (Donnie) Cain until parts of his world began to change.