Hennepin Technical College

Tel: (952)995-1300
5,985 students
Public institution
Hennepin Technical College's mission is to provide quality technical education needed for employment in an ever-changing global work environment.
School Highlights
Hennepin Technical College serves 5,985 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Hennepin Technical College is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is North Hennepin Community College (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 162 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
College Hennepin Technical College (MN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 162 staff 51 staff

Student Body

The student population of 5,985 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,985 students 1,091 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 37:1 33:1
# Full-Time Students 2,063 students 667 students
# Part-Time Students 3,922 students 534 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
9%
5%
% Hispanic
5%
4%
% Black
12%
7%
% White
66%
75%
% Two or more races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
5%
% Non Resident races
1%
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Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.43

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,998 is less than the state average of $5,693. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,998 is less than the state average of $7,741. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,998 $5,693
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,998 $7,741
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79% 91%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The main goal of Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is to provide educational opportunities for employment for people of all ages and from all walks of life. Campuses located in the suburban communities of Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie and a site in Hopkins provide students with over 150 awards to choose from. Students can attend college part-time or full-time. Courses are offered in many career majors during the day, as well as, during the evenings, and on weekends. Customized Training Services offers training for business and industry throughout the metro area. Students who attend HTC come with varied backgrounds. Some have no prior job or college experience, some have attended other schools, some are training for a new career, and others are upgrading their skills for career advancement. All students have one thing in common-they are receiving an education that will help them become more employable. Hennepin Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association.

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Did You Know?
For Hennepin County, MN private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,076 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hennepin County, MN community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Globe University-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.