North Hennepin Community College

  • North Hennepin Community College is committed to educating a diverse community of learners to maximize their intellectual, creative and leadership potential.
School Highlights
  • North Hennepin Community College serves 7,384 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • North Hennepin Community College is one of 12 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to North Hennepin Community College is Hennepin Technical College (1.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
North Hennepin Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty161 staff56 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of North Hennepin Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The North Hennepin Community College diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,384 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio46:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,034 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students5,350 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
8%
5%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
11%
9%
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% White
69%
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 Score0.500.45
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College Completion Rate
15%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,358 is less than the state average of $6,980. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,358 is less than the state average of $7,515. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,358$6,980
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,358$7,515
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Tuition Notes$168.20 online credi
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,635$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,471$7,600
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In 1963 the Minnesota Legislature created the Minnesota State Junior College Board and provided for 15 colleges, including on that was to be located in the Northwest area of Hennepin County. North Hennepin Junior College opened its doors to 414 students in the year 1966. North Hennepin State Junior College changed its name to North Hennepin Community College in the year 1973. North Hennepin Community College is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota ' a rapidly growing Minneapolis/St. Paul suburb. The College serves the Northwest metropolitan area including the communities of Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Osseo, Champlin, Brooklyn Center, New Hope, Robbinsdale, Crystal, Plymouth, Minneapolis, Fridley, Blaine, Spring Lake Park, Coon Rapids, Corcoran, Rogers, St. Michael, Buffalo, Rogers, Elk River, Monticello, Dayton and others. At North Hennepin you can earn your Associate Degree Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree Associate in Science (A.S.) degree Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. Most of our classes are designed to allow you to transfer credits to four-year colleges and universities. The Center for Training and Development offers non-credit continuing education and customized training programs. North Hennepin makes it possible for students to continue working while taking classes with every-Other weekend college, accelerated programs, web enhanced programs, online programs, flexible-hour programs and off-campus classes offered at our Wright County Center.

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