Inver Hills Community College

Tel: (651)450-3000
6,013 students
Public institution

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Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college committed to continuously improving student understanding and capabilities that help students lead purposeful lives, contribute to a vital social and economic community, and pursue lifelong learning.
School Highlights:
Inver Hills Community College serves 6,013 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Inver Hills Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Dakota County, MN.
The nearest community college is Northwest Technical Institute (4.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Inver Hills Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 6,013 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,013 students
1,287 students
Inver Hills Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,139 students
832 students
Inver Hills Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,874 students
1,021 students
Inver Hills Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Inver Hills Community College sch enrollment Inver Hills Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Inver Hills Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Inver Hills Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Inver Hills Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
78%
66%
Inver Hills Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Inver Hills Community College More (2010-2012)
Inver Hills Community College sch ethnicity Inver Hills Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.38 0.45
Inver Hills Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,272 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,272 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,272 $5,845
Inver Hills Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,272 $10,047
Inver Hills Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering over 20 degree options including liberal education courses (A.A.) that lead to transfer to four-year colleges and career-related degrees (A.S., A.A.S.) in leading occupational areas such as nursing, computers, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency health care, and more. The 90-acre campus includes eight modern buildings that fit naturally into the surrounding wooded hills and wetlands. The campus is located just off Highway 52 at 80th Street in Inver Grove Heights. More than 1,200 course sections are scheduled each year in 50 academic disciplines. About half meet evenings, late afternoons, and weekends so working people can attend. Traditionally about half of Inver Hills students are working adults and part-time learners. With distinctive architecture and separate buildings, the campus has a small-college look and feel about it. The physical setting seems a natural complement to the college's student-centered philosophy and emphasis on academic support, learning assistance, and personal development.

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Did You Know?
For Dakota County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,483 per year for in-state students and $5,483 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,665 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dakota 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 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Dakota County, MN is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.