Hibbing Community College

  • Hibbing Community College, a technical & community college, provides excellence in lifelong educational and career opportunities in a responsive learning environment.
School Highlights
  • Hibbing Community College serves 1,302 students (59% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Hibbing Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to Hibbing Community College is Mesabi Range College (18.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Hibbing Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 51% over five years.
Hibbing Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty56 staff56 staff
Hibbing Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Hibbing Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Hibbing Community College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,302 students1,302 students
Hibbing Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:130:1
Hibbing Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students768 students768 students
Hibbing Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students534 students534 students
Hibbing Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Hibbing Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Hibbing Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Hibbing Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Hibbing Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Hibbing Community College Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
Hibbing Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Hibbing Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Hibbing Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Hibbing Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.45
Hibbing Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Hibbing Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$35,400
Hibbing Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,309 is less than the state average of $6,980. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,491 is less than the state average of $7,515. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,309$6,980
Hibbing Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,491$7,515
Hibbing Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%90%
Hibbing Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$15,511
Hibbing Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$7,600
Hibbing Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • HCC has been providing quality higher education since 1918. Although much has changed over the years, a quality education and a concern for student success remains at the heart of what we do. HCC is noted for its high-quality transfer and technical education, and excellent facilities, faculty, staff, and support systems. Innovative programs, partnerships with business and industry, alliances with community members and other educational institutions combined with a high-energy, on-campus environment have poised our college for the future. Hibbing Community College encourages students to use their talents and interests outside the classroom as well as in class. College activities are an important part of student development, creating a well-balanced program of involvement and learning. Hibbing Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Hibbing Community College is Mesabi Range College (18.8 miles away).
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    Duluth MN  55807
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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,272 per year for in-state students and $7,101 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Saint Louis County, MN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MN is Herzing University-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.