• 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 4,094 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,094 students
  • In-state tuition: $174
  • Out-state tuition: $174
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 40%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Hennepin Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 300 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
Hennepin Technical College
(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
300 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hennepin Technical College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Hennepin Technical College diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,094 students
1,912 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,486 students
1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,608 students
1,424 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
294 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,486 students
991 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
52 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,608 students
1,331 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
24 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
13%
6%
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% Hispanic
7%
7%
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% Black
14%
9%
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% White
60%
68%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.60
0.52
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.05%
2.61%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,800
$36,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $174 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $174 is less than the state average of $6,082. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$174
$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$174
$6,082
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,713
$12,264
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$6,747
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Acceptance Rate
100%
91%
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SAT Reading
n/a
625
SAT Math
n/a
600
SAT Writing
n/a
565
ACT Composite
n/a
24
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
ACT Writing
n/a
8

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
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
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hennepin Technical College cost?

Hennepin Technical College's tuition is approximately $174 for In-State students and $174 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Hennepin Technical College?

The acceptance rate of Hennepin Technical College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 91%.

What is Hennepin Technical College's ranking?

Hennepin Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Minnesota for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,094 students
  • In-state tuition: $174
  • Out-state tuition: $174
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 40%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

Hennepin County, MN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Globe University-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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