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 9,539 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 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Normandale Community College is one of 12 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to Normandale Community College is Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (2.9 miles away).

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 LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty224 staff56 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 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Normandale Community College diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,539 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio43:130:1
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# Full-Time Students3,995 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students5,544 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
10%
5%
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
9%
9%
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% White
66%
73%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.45
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College Completion Rate
19%
30%
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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 $6,980. 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 $7,515. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,709$6,980
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,709$7,515
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,023$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,607$7,600
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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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