Mission & Vision
the mission of hinds community college, a public comprehensive community college, is to offer high quality education through relevant and diverse programs and resources for persons with various interests and abilities.
hinds community college will be the preferred choice for quality education and training in the communities we serve. we will provide quality, accessible, affordable education for all students in our district and be a premier education partner for business and industry. we will support our community through a variety of public service activities, cultural events and recreational opportunities.
the leadership team of the college is committed to carrying out our college mission. with a clear direction, each day, they lead by example by not only setting goals and implementing strategies, but by motivating and inspiring others. the priority of the hinds community college leadership team is to ensure the success of our students and faculty in all endeavors.
100 years of Tradition & Progress
our history began in september 1917 when hinds county agricultural high school opened in the small town of raymond. these humble beginnings included an administration building, two dormitories, and a dairy barn, eight faculty and 117 students. fast forward 100 years later and you have the largest community college and the fourth largest institution of higher learning in the state of mississippi.
hinds faculty members bring a wealth of academic, career and life experience to the classroom. they are dedicated to helping students excel and reach their full potential. you will get the personal attention in small class sizes from faculty who know your name.