Hennepin Technical College

Tel: 9529951300
  • Hennepin Technical College's mission is to provide quality technical education needed for employment in an ever-changing global work environment.
School Highlights
  • Hennepin Technical College serves 7,813 students (18% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is same as the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Hennepin Technical College is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is North Hennepin Community College (1.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 235 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Hennepin Technical College (MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 235 staff 51 staff
Hennepin Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 7,813 has grown by 17% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,813 students 1,302 students
Hennepin Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 33:1
Hennepin Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,406 students 768 students
Hennepin Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 6,407 students 534 students
Hennepin Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Hennepin Technical College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Hennepin Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
10%
5%
Hennepin Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
7%
4%
Hennepin Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
22%
8%
Hennepin Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
54%
74%
Hennepin Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Hennepin Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
-
Hennepin Technical College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
3%
5%
Hennepin Technical 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. 0.64 0.44
Hennepin Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
25%
-
Hennepin Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,800 -
Hennepin Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $172 is less than the state average of $6,975. The in-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $172 is less than the state average of $7,510. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $172 $6,975
Hennepin Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $172 $7,510
Hennepin Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79% 91%
Hennepin Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,000 -
Hennepin Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,500 -
Hennepin Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 100% 78%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime Club, Audio Club, Dental Assistant, Fluid Power Club, HTC IOPP Student Chapter, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, SkillsUSA, Student Ambassadors, Student Nurses Who Care, Student Senate, Veterans Club Anime Club, Audio Club, SkillsUSA, Student Senate, Veterans Club, Dental Assistant,
Fluid Power Club,
HTC IOPP Student Chapter,
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Nurses Who Care,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The main goal of Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is to provide educational opportunities for employment for people of all ages and from all walks of life. Campuses located in the suburban communities of Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie provide students with over 150 awards to choose from. Students can attend college part-time or full-time. Courses are offered in many career majors during the day, as well as, during the evenings, and on weekends. Workforce education division offers training for business and industry throughout the metro area. Students who attend HTC come with varied backgrounds and average age is 29.  Some have no prior job or college experience, some have attended other schools, some are training for a new career, and others are upgrading their skills for career advancement. All students have one thing in common-they are receiving an education that will help them become more employable. Hennepin Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association.

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Did You Know?
For Hennepin County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,244 per year for in-state students and $8,244 for out-of-state students. 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 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. 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.