North Hennepin Community College

Tel: (763)424-0702
7,536 students
Public institution
North Hennepin Community College is committed to educating a diverse community of learners to maximize their intellectual, creative and leadership potential.
School Highlights
North Hennepin Community College serves 7,536 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
North Hennepin Community College is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Hennepin Technical College (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 159 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
College North Hennepin 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 159 staff
61 staff
North Hennepin Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,536 has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 38% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,536 students 1,315 students
North Hennepin Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 47:1
22:1
North Hennepin Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,133 students
815 students
North Hennepin Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,403 students
1,061 students
North Hennepin Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
North Hennepin Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
12%
5%
North Hennepin Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
North Hennepin Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
22%
15%
North Hennepin Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
53%
49%
North Hennepin Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
North Hennepin Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
North Hennepin Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
North Hennepin Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
North Hennepin 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. 0.65 0.70
North Hennepin Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,942 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,942 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,942 $5,590
North Hennepin Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,942 $10,086
North Hennepin Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
North Hennepin Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In 1963 the Minnesota Legislature created the Minnesota State Junior College Board and provided for 15 colleges, including on that was to be located in the Northwest area of Hennepin County. North Hennepin Junior College opened its doors to 414 students in the year 1966. North Hennepin State Junior College changed its name to North Hennepin Community College in the year 1973. North Hennepin Community College is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota ' a rapidly growing Minneapolis/St. Paul suburb. The College serves the Northwest metropolitan area including the communities of Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Osseo, Champlin, Brooklyn Center, New Hope, Robbinsdale, Crystal, Plymouth, Minneapolis, Fridley, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Coon Rapids, Corcoran, Rogers, St. Michael, Buffalo, Rogers, Elk River, Monticello, Dayton and others. At North Hennepin you can earn your Associate Degree Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree Associate in Science (A.S.) degree Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. Most of our classes are designed to allow you to transfer credits to four-year colleges and universities. The Center for Training and Development offers non-credit continuing education and customized training programs. North Hennepin makes it possible for students to continue working while taking classes with every-Other weekend college, accelerated programs, web enhanced programs, online programs, flexible-hour programs and off-campus classes offered at our Wright County Center.

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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.