Normandale Community College

Tel: (952)358-8200
9,901 students
Public institution

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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 9,901 students (43% 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%.
Normandale Community College is one of 16 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Academy College (4.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Normandale 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 9,901 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 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 grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,901 students
1,287 students
Normandale Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,293 students
832 students
Normandale Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,608 students
1,021 students
Normandale Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Normandale Community College sch enrollment Normandale Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
8%
2%
Normandale Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Normandale Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
11%
12%
Normandale Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
72%
66%
Normandale Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Normandale Community College More (2010-2012)
Normandale Community College sch ethnicity Normandale 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. 0.46 0.45
Normandale Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,694 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,694 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,694 $5,940
Normandale Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,694 $10,072
Normandale Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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