North Hennepin Community College

Tel: (763)424-0702
7,384 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 7,384 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 25%.
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 161 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
College North Hennepin Community College (MN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 161 staff 51 staff
North Hennepin Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 7,384 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,384 students 1,083 students
North Hennepin Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1 33:1
North Hennepin Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,034 students 667 students
North Hennepin Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,350 students 530 students
North Hennepin Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
North Hennepin Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
8%
5%
North Hennepin Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
4%
North Hennepin Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
11%
8%
North Hennepin Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
69%
75%
North Hennepin Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
North Hennepin Community College More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
-
North Hennepin Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
4%
North Hennepin Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.50 0.42
North Hennepin Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,447 is more than the state average of $5,355. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,447 is less than the state average of $5,522. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,447 $5,355
North Hennepin Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,447 $5,522
North Hennepin Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78% 91%
North Hennepin Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 $5,336 per year for in-state students and $5,336 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,300 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 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. 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.