North Hennepin Community College

Tel: (763)424-0702
7,701 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 7,701 students (29% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 24%.
North Hennepin Community College is one of 16 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Hennepin Technical College (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
North Hennepin 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 7,701 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,701 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,270 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 5,431 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 9%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 4%
% Black 11%
% White 72%
% Two or more races 4%
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. 0.46

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,447 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,447 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,447 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,447 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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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