Hinds Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,200
11.1% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$3,775
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
22.1%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
11,827
58.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
25.8%
608 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 2019, 3,975 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hinds Community College. 54.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (2,295 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1404 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hinds Community College is $3,200, which is $−4,624 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hinds Community College is $3,200, which is $−4,624 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,775.

In 2019, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,200
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Hinds Community College was $3,200. The cost of tuition at Hinds Community College is $−4,624 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$3,775
2019 Value
7.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Hinds Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,775. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Hinds Community College grew by 7.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,232
Room and Board
$1,360
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hinds Community College was of $5,232 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,360. The cost of room and board increased by 2.35% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Hinds Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.51% with respect to 2018, when 57% 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.
22.1%
2017 Default Rate
754
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Hinds Community College was 22.1%, which represents 754 out of the 3405 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 11,827 students. The full-time enrollment at Hinds Community College is 6,953 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,874. This means that 58.8% of students enrolled at Hinds Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hinds Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.2% Black or African American, 35.5% White, 3.72% Two or More Races, 2.18% Hispanic or Latino, 0.939% Asian, 0.186% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0338% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hinds Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (37%), followed by Black or African American Male (23.3%) and White Female (18.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hinds Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,827 students. The full-time enrollment at Hinds Community College is 6,953 and the part-time enrollment is 4,874. This means that 58.8% of students enrolled at Hinds Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2019 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 60%. 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
    6,288
  2. White
    4,204
  3. Two or More Races
    440

The enrolled student population at Hinds Community College is 53.2% Black or African American, 35.5% White, 3.72% Two or More Races, 2.18% Hispanic or Latino, 0.939% Asian, 0.186% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0338% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 367 more women than men received degrees from Hinds Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hinds Community College is black or african american (2,295 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1404 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 (461 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (216 degrees), and Construction (124 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Construction managers (38,036 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (33,743 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (32,705 people), Other managers (30,426 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (20,452 people).

The most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Transportation (461 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (216 degrees), Construction (124 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (349 degrees), and Communication Technologies (40 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Transportation (461 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (216 degrees), Construction (124 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (349 degrees), and Communication Technologies (40 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 (82,869 people), Construction (80,885 people), Air transportation (34,332 people), Child day care services (23,142 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (21,082 people).

The most specialized majors at Hinds Community College are Transportation (461 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (216 degrees), Construction (124 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (349 degrees), and Communication Technologies (40 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 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,804
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,171
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,804 degrees were awarded to men at Hinds Community College, which is 0.831 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,171).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 357 degrees were awarded to men at Hinds Community College in Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor, which is 5.33 times more than the 67 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 676 degrees were awarded to women at Hinds Community College in General Studies, which is 2.12 times more than the 319 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 26% of students graduating from Hinds Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hinds Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (40% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.28% of graduates (26 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
    2,295 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,404 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hinds Community College is black or african american (2,295 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1404 degrees).

2.24% of degree recipients (89 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    1,307 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    988 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    711 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hinds Community College is black or african american female (1,307 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (988 degrees).

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Operations

Hinds Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $48.2k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $326k (676%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Hinds Community College had a total salary expenditure of $145M. Hinds Community College employs 426 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Hinds Community College are Female Instructors (274), Male Instructors(152), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hinds Community College are: Management, with 178 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 176 employees, and Service with 127 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$48.2k
2019 Endowment
0.661%
growth from 2018

Hinds Community College has an endowment valued at about $48.2k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Hinds Community College grew 0.661% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.25M 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. $15.9M - Federal
  2. $8.66M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Hinds Community College received $15.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.66M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$58.3M
2019 Salaries
2.67%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Hinds Community College paid a median of $58.3M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($145M) and a 2.67% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.393% decline from 2017 and a 0.0676% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.8M
Instructional Salaries
426
Number of Employees

In 2019, Hinds Community College paid a total of $20.8M to 426 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
426 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
178 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hinds Community College were Instructor with 426 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hinds Community College were Management with 178 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 176 employees; and Service with 127 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hinds Community College was Female Instructor with 274 employees, Male Instructor with 152 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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