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Located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, North Hennepin Community College specializes in enhancing career skills and preparing students for transfer to four-year universities to work toward bachelor’s degrees.

NHCC has Associate Degrees and Certificates in more than 25 fields, among them Accounting, American Sign Language, Business Management, Graphic Design, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Paralegal, History, Liberal Arts, Construction Management, Housing Inspection, Biology, Chemistry, Medical Lab Technology, Nursing, and Public Works.

Working with partners Metropolitan State University, Minnesota State University Moorehead, and University of Wisconsin—Green Bay, NHCC offers Baccalaureate Degrees in Operations Management, Construction Management, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Business Administration, and Nursing.

Most Popular Fields of Study


NHCC has an open admissions policy, although special requirements are necessary for the Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Nursing programs. These requirements are generally based on academic performance; for example, the number of biology courses and a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average is looked at for admission to the Nursing Program.

Transfer students should submit official transcripts from colleges they previously attended. International students must show a Financial Certificate which proves that at least $23,858 is available for tuition and other expenses, as well as demonstrate English proficiency on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The required minimum scores on the TOEFL are 500 on the paper test, 173 on the computer test, or 61 on the Internet version.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for students who need assistance paying for school. Students should begin the process by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be done online. NHCC’s Financial Aid Office has an April 15 deadline for fall and spring awards. Aid is generally based on financial aid.

Aid can come in the forms of Federal Pell Grants, Federal Work Study, Stafford Loans, Academic Competitiveness Grants, Minnesota State Grants, Minnesota State Work Study, and North Hennepin Community College Scholarships.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4874th for the average student loan amount.
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NHCC is located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota’s sixth largest city. Brooklyn Park is only about twenty minutes northwest of Minneapolis, and students can use some of their spare time to visit cultural treasures such as the Minneapolis Institute of Arts,

Sports fans can catch the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings at the Metrodome, or the baseball’s Twins at their new ballpark, Target Field. Minnesota also has the NBA’s Timberwolves and the NHL’s Wild, which play in the Target Center and the Xcel Energy Center, respectively.

Many clubs and organizations are available to North Hennepin students, including the Black Student Council Against Racism, Game Club, Hispanic Students Association, Muslim Student Association, Political Debate Club, Student Nurses’ Association, Student Senate Association, and Veterans Student Association.

The college’s Theatre Department puts on at least two productions every semester. Moreover, NHCC’s Gazzuolo Art Gallery features works and exhibits by Midwestern artists, as well as an annual exhibit of works from NHCC artists each April.

NHCC also has an extensive online learning program. Degrees offered online include Liberal Arts, Business Computer Systems and Management, and Business Management. In addition, about a dozen certificates can be earned online. Finally, NHCC has a wireless-ready campus, so students can use their laptops to connect to one of their classes.

Student Enrollment Demographics


The following sports can be found at NHCC:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Basketball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Soccer
  • Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Softball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Volleyball

Information Summary

Ranks 59th in Minnesota and 2485th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 1 0.01
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 2 0.03
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 102 0.13
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 5 0.01
Forcible Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 103 0.13
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 506 0.66
Larceny 2,203 2.88
Vehicle theft 135 0.18

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population8,853 (8,853 urban / N/A rural)
Households3,228 (2.73 people per house)
Median Household Income$63,662
Families2,338 (3.21 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingMedium two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District2703

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 4377th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $5,447 $5,447 $5,447
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $495 $495 $495
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $182 $182 $182
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $6,942 $6,942 $6,942
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $25,111 $25,111 $25,111
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $16,198 $16,198 $16,198

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $5,656 $5,447 $5,656 $5,447 $5,656 $5,447
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,000(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $8,710 $9,178
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $9,822 $9,512
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $9,822 $9,512

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2055th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $62,196 ($63,331 male / $60,123 female)
Number of FT Faculty 110 (37 male / 73 female)
Number of PT Faculty 257
FT Faculty Ratio 0.4 : 1
Total Benefits $4,117,000

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7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
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