Normandale Community College

9700 France Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Tel: (952)358-8200
  • 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 9,539 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Normandale Community College is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 224 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Normandale Community College (MN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 224 staff 51 staff
Normandale Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,539 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,539 students 1,302 students
Normandale Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1 33:1
Normandale Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 3,995 students 768 students
Normandale Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,544 students 534 students
Normandale Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Normandale Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Normandale Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
% Asian
10%
5%
Normandale Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
6%
4%
Normandale Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
9%
8%
Normandale Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
66%
74%
Normandale Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Normandale Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
-
Normandale Community College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Normandale Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.44
Normandale Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
19%
30%
Normandale Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $40,100 $35,800
Normandale Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,709 is less than the state average of $6,975. 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 $7,510. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,709 $6,975
Normandale Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,709 $7,510
Normandale Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75% 91%
Normandale Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $14,024 $15,511
Normandale Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2009-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,607 $7,600
Normandale Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Hennepin County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,244 per year for in-state students and $8,244 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hennepin County, MN community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.