Inver Hills Community College

Inver Hills Community College

Inver Hills Community College is a community college located in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. It was established in 1970. The college is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. IHCC offers more than 15 degree options, which includes liberal education courses that lead to transfers to four-year colleges. It also offers career-related degrees in chief occupational areas.

IHCC's student life is active. There are several clubs and organizations on campus. Some of them are Phi Theta Kappa, International Student Club, Black Student Union and Education Club. The college also participates in a variety of intramural and recreational sports activities.

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Contacting Inver Hills Community College

Inver Hills Community College
2500 80th St E
Inver Grove Heights , MN 55076-3224
General Phone: (651) 450-8500

Inver Hills Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine290EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts261liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management70business, business management, accounting, small business management, human resources, sales and marketing
Law61legal secretary, legal assistant
Security and Law Enforcement46criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering20computer programming, computer networking, computer security
Family and Social Work18child care provider, human services
Construction Trades14building inspector, construction manager
Education and Teaching5education, physical education teaching
Fine Arts3fine arts
Office and Administration1office data entry
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew
Engineering Technician1computer systems tech

Number of programs and degrees for Inver Hills Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree58720
Award of less than 1 academic year20414

Inver Hills Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Inver Hills Community College had a total enrollment of 5,736 students (3,656 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 21%
20-21 14%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Inver Hills Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 45 %

Inver Hills Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Inver Hills Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,655
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,655
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Inver Hills Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 974000)

Inver Hills Community College Faculty

Inver Hills Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1312
Non-tenured and not on tenure track33

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year42$60,58356$61,844
All faculty totalacademic year42$60,58356$61,844

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Inver Hills Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Human Services, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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Inver Hills Community College Highlights

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What Sets Inver Hills Community College Apart:

Number of students
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Top 14%Inver Hills Community College Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Inver Hills Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Inver Hills Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Inver Hills Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Inver Hills Community College Number of degree programs
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Inver Hills Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Inver Hills Community College % of degrees in law

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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