Hinds Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,880
9.09% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$4,879
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
23.5%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
12,061
59.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
29.6%
701 Graduates

About

Hinds Community College is a higher education institution located in Hinds County, MS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hinds Community College were .

In 2017, 3,549 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hinds Community College. 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (2,064 degrees), 1.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1280 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hinds Community College is $2,880, which is $-4,534 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hinds Community College is $2,880, which is $-4,534 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,879.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,880
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hinds Community College was $2,880. The cost of tuition at Hinds Community College is $-4,534 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,879
2017 Value
6.39%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hinds Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,879. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hinds Community College grew by 6.39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,112
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hinds Community College was of $5,112 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 0.799% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Hinds Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.61% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
23.5%
2016 Default Rate
826
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Hinds Community College was 23.5%, which represents 826 out of the 3522 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Hinds Community College has a total enrollment of 12,061 students. The full-time enrollment at Hinds Community College is 7,196 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,865. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Hinds Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hinds Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.1% Black or African American, 36.3% White, 2.69% Two or More Races, 1.84% Hispanic or Latino, 0.895% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0415% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hinds Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (37.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (24.7%) and White Female (16.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hinds Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,061 students. The full-time enrollment at Hinds Community College is 7,196 and the part-time enrollment is 4,865. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Hinds Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hinds Community College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Hinds Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    6,763
  2. White
    4,379
  3. Two or More Races
    325

The enrolled student population at Hinds Community College is 56.1% Black or African American, 36.3% White, 2.69% Two or More Races, 1.84% Hispanic or Latino, 0.895% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0415% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 163 more women than men received degrees from Hinds Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Hinds Community College are black or african american (2,064 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1280 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hinds Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hinds Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (559 degrees awarded), Construction (159 degrees), and Communication Technologies (46 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (50,415 people), Construction managers (33,640 people), Other managers (30,066 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (27,382 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (16,064 people).

The most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Transportation (559 degrees awarded), Construction (159 degrees), Communication Technologies (46 degrees), Human Sciences (163 degrees), and Precision Production (134 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Personal financial advisors, Medical & health services managers, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Transportation (559 degrees awarded), Construction (159 degrees), Communication Technologies (46 degrees), Human Sciences (163 degrees), and Precision Production (134 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (85,440 people), Construction (75,681 people), Air transportation (32,460 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (24,162 people), and Child day care services (22,820 people).

The most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Transportation (559 degrees awarded), Construction (159 degrees), Communication Technologies (46 degrees), Human Sciences (163 degrees), and Precision Production (134 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hinds Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hinds Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,693
  2. 1,856

In 2017, 1,693 degrees were awarded to men at Hinds Community College, which is 0.912 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,856).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 462 degrees were awarded to men at Hinds Community College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 7.7 times more than the 60 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 595 degrees were awarded to women at Hinds Community College in General Studies, which is 2.06 times more than the 289 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 9% of students graduating from Hinds Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hinds Community College is Male and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.999% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    2,064 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,280 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    83 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hinds Community College is black or african american (2,064 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1280 degrees).

1.52% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    1,064 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    1,000 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    688 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hinds Community College is black or african american female (1,064 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (1,000 degrees).

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Operations

Hinds Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $48.8k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $251k (515%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Hinds Community College had a total salary expenditure of $146M. Hinds Community College employs 410 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Hinds Community College are Female Instructors (265), Male Instructors(145), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hinds Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 191 employees, Management, with 166 employees, and Service with 129 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$48.8k
2017 Endowment
8.59%
growth from 2016

Hinds Community College has an endowment valued at about $48.8k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hinds Community College grew 8.59% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.61M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.54M - Federal
  2. $7.25M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hinds Community College received $7.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.25M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$57M
2017 Salaries
0.0676%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Hinds Community College paid a median of $57M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($146M) and a 0.0676% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.1% growth from 2015 and a 0.293% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.5M
Instructional Salaries
410
Number of Employees

In 2017, Hinds Community College paid a total of $20.5M to 410 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
410 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
191 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hinds Community College were Instructor with 410 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hinds Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 191 employees; Management with 166 employees; and Service with 129 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hinds Community College was Female Instructor with 265 employees, Male Instructor with 145 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Hinds Community College.

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