- Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college committed to continuously improving student understanding and capabilities that help students lead purposeful lives, contribute to a vital social and economic community, and pursue lifelong learning.
Inver Hills Community College serves 4,071 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the state average of 31%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 4,071 students
- In-state tuition: $5,272
- Out-state tuition: $5,272
- Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
- Minority enrollment: 31%
- Source: Verified school update
Inver Hills Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:
The teacher population of 232 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
Inver Hills Community College
(MN) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Inver Hills Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Inver Hills Community College diversity score of 0.50 is equal to the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $5,272 is less than the state average of $5,701. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,272 is less than the state average of $6,336. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering over 20 degree options including liberal education courses (A.A.) that lead to transfer to four-year colleges and career-related degrees (A.S., A.A.S.) in leading occupational areas such as nursing, computers, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency health care, and more. The 90-acre campus includes eight modern buildings that fit naturally into the surrounding wooded hills and wetlands. The campus is located just off Highway 52 at 80th Street in Inver Grove Heights. More than 1,200 course sections are scheduled each year in 50 academic disciplines. About half meet evenings, late afternoons, and weekends so working people can attend. Traditionally about half of Inver Hills students are working adults and part-time learners. With distinctive architecture and separate buildings, the campus has a small-college look and feel about it. The physical setting seems a natural complement to the college's student-centered philosophy and emphasis on academic support, learning assistance, and personal development.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Inver Hills Community College cost?
Inver Hills Community College's tuition is approximately $5,272 for In-State students and $5,272 for Out-State students.
What is Inver Hills Community College's ranking?
Inver Hills Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Minnesota for: Least expensive tuition and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).
View the Inver Hills Community College yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
- Event Date
- First Day of Summer Classes (Sessions I, II) May 30, 2023 (Tuesday)
- Last day to add/drop classes (sessions 1 & 2) June 05, 2023 (Monday)
- First Day of Fall Classes August 21, 2023 (Monday)
- Last day to add/drop classes August 25, 2023 (Friday)
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