Normandale Community College

Tel: (952)358-8200
9,427 students
Public institution
As an urban community college serving primarily the southwest metropolitan region of the Twin Cities, Normandale prepares students for full participation in our diverse communities, creates pathways to other college programs, and builds community connections.
School Highlights
Normandale Community College serves 9,427 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Normandale Community College is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
College Normandale Community 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 235 staff
61 staff
Normandale Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,427 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,427 students 1,315 students
Normandale Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1
Normandale Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,029 students
815 students
Normandale Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,398 students
1,061 students
Normandale Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Normandale Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Normandale Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Normandale Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Normandale Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Normandale Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Normandale Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Normandale Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Normandale Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Normandale Community 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. 0.58 0.70
Normandale Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,694 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,694 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,694 $5,590
Normandale Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,694 $10,086
Normandale Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73%
Normandale Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Normandale Community College is an urban two-year college serving primarily the communities of the southwestern metropolitan region of the Twin Cities. Established in 1968, the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. More than 10,000 students from diverse backgrounds take courses at the college annually. Our career programs prepare students for full employment in fields such as Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Business, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Dietetics, Computer Technology, Accounting and many other areas. We offer developmental courses designed to improve academic skills required for successful performance in college-level courses. Continuing education and customized training opportunities are provided through a variety of non-credit courses offered through the Normandale Center for Opportunity. Normandale Community College will serve as a regional higher education center, working closely with its communities to meet changing needs through innovative and responsive programs and quality teaching. We will inspire learners to develop skills and interests that will enrich their lives and shape their futures.

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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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is The Art Institutes International-Minnesota. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.