Hennepin Technical College

Tel: (952)995-1300
6,255 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 6,255 students (36.00% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
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 179 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
College Hennepin Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 179 staff
61 staff
Hennepin Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,255 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,255 students 1,296 students
Hennepin Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
Hennepin Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,252 students
810 students
Hennepin Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,003 students
1,036 students
Hennepin Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hennepin Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Hennepin Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Hennepin Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Hennepin Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Hennepin Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Hennepin Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Hennepin Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Hennepin Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Hennepin Technical College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Hennepin Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.00 0.53
Hennepin Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,998 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,998 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,998 $5,694
Hennepin Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,998 $10,252
Hennepin Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Hennepin Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,525 per year for in-state students and $6,525 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,692 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 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.