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It only takes one visit to see what sets Hinds Community College apart from other colleges. When you schedule a campus visit, you'll be able to meet with a recruiter, get a personal tour of campus, and interact with other students.

Tours are available by appointment at all six Hinds locations. Call 1.800.HINDSCC to schedule your visit at the campus of your choice. You can also schedule a visit using online.

Parents, this is an exciting time for you and your student! We understand the important role you play in making college decisions. Hinds is an excellent college choice because we offer quality education at an affordable price that is close to home. Whether this is your first experience as the parent of a college student or you are a “seasoned” parent having sent other students to college, we are here to answer any questions you may have.

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Tuition and fees at Hinds are less than half the cost of attending a public four-year university in Mississippi.Mississippi Colleges and Universities cost comparison

If you live in the five counties served by Hinds Community College - Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Rankin and Warren - you are within 30 miles of one of our six convenient locations. 

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Student Activities are a great way to get involved at Hinds Community College. Students from any of our 6 campuses can participate in the events and Intramural sports free of charge. Activities are planned conveniently so that they don’t interfere with your classes and give you a chance to unwind at the end of the day.

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How do I pay for college?

Over 85% of the Hinds student body receives financial aid in the form of grants, loans, work study, and scholarships including a tuition waiver for GED recipients’ first college class. Visit Financial Aid for more information!

What will my child study?

Did you know Hinds Community College offers over 170 Transferrable Academic Programs and 70 Career and Technical Programs? There is a field of study for every student at HCC.

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