Hennepin Technical College

  • 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 4,762 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Top Rankings

Hennepin Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hennepin Technical College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty235 staff73 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hennepin Technical College has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Hennepin Technical College diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,762 students1,859 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:129:1
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# Full-Time Students1,853 students843 students
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# Part-Time Students2,909 students1,016 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
10%
6%
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% Hispanic
7%
6%
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% Black
21%
11%
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% White
51%
63%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.680.58
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College Completion Rate
30%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,800$35,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $174 is less than the state average of $6,639. 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 $7,204. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$174$6,639
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Out-State Tuition Fees$174$7,204
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,883$13,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$7,508
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Acceptance Rate100%80%
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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: 2019 (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).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hennepin Technical College is North Hennepin Community College (1.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 6,286 students | 1.30 Mi7411 85th Ave N
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
    (763) 488-0391
    1.306,286
  • 8,845 students | 5.70 Mi11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
    Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    (763) 433-1100
    5.708,845
  • 1,844 students | 8.30 Mi1355 Highway 10 West
    Anoka, MN 55303
    (763) 433-1100
    8.301,844
  • 328 students | 8.40 Mi435 Ford Road St. Louis Park
    Minnesota, MN 55426
    (763) 535-3000
    8.40328
  • Herzing University-Minneapolis
    Private not-for-profit
    438 students | 8.40 Mi435 Ford Road, Suite 1000
    St. Louis Park, MN 55426
    (763) 535-3000
    8.40438
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Did You Know?
For Hennepin County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,279 per year for in-state students and $7,279 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,075 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hennepin County, MN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.