Normandale Community College

  • As an urban community college serving primarily the southwest metropolitan region of the Twin Cities, Normandale prepares students for full participation in our diverse communities, creates pathways to other college programs, and builds community connections.

School Highlights

Normandale Community College serves 9,784 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 224 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Normandale Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty224 staff73 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Normandale Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The Normandale Community College diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,784 students1,859 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio44:129:1
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# Full-Time Students4,108 students843 students
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# Part-Time Students5,676 students1,016 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
8%
6%
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% Hispanic
9%
6%
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% Black
14%
11%
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% White
53%
63%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.680.58
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College Completion Rate
26%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,100$35,400
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,709 is less than the state average of $6,639. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,709 is less than the state average of $7,204. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,709$6,639
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,709$7,204
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,350$13,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,377$7,508
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Normandale Community College is an urban two-year college serving primarily the communities of the southwestern metropolitan region of the Twin Cities. Established in 1968, the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. More than 10,000 students from diverse backgrounds take courses at the college annually. Our career programs prepare students for full employment in fields such as Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Business, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Dietetics, Computer Technology, Accounting and many other areas. We offer developmental courses designed to improve academic skills required for successful performance in college-level courses. Continuing education and customized training opportunities are provided through a variety of non-credit courses offered through the Normandale Center for Opportunity. Normandale Community College will serve as a regional higher education center, working closely with its communities to meet changing needs through innovative and responsive programs and quality teaching. We will inspire learners to develop skills and interests that will enrich their lives and shape their futures.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Normandale Community College is Academy College (2.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Academy College
    Private for-profit
    99 students | 2.30 Mi1600 W. 82nd Street, Suite 100
    Bloomington MN  55431
    (952) 851-0066
    2.3099
  • 763 students | 2.90 Mi1401 W 76 St
    Minneapolis MN  55423
    (612) 861-2000
    2.90763
  • 216 students | 4.20 Mi7905 Golden Triangle Drive, Suite 100
    Eden Prairie MN  55344
    (952) 914-5300
    4.20216
  • 733 students | 7.80 Mi3500 Federal Dr
    Saint Paul MN  55122
    (651) 687-9000
    7.80733
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
    Dunwoody College of Technology Photo - Welding students in a Dunwoody classroom/workshop
    Private not-for-profit
    1,316 students | 10.10 Mi818 Dunwoody Blvd
    Minneapolis MN  55403
    (612) 374-5800
    10.101,316
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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.