North Hennepin Community College

North Hennepin Community College

North Hennepin Community College, also referred to as NHCC, is a coeducational, community college located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States. It was established in September, 1966, with the name North Hennepin State Junior College. NHCC originally did not have its own building so it held classes in the Osseo Junior High School in Osseo, Minnesota. In 1969, the College was moved to its current location at 85th Avenue in Brooklyn Park. In 1972, the College was given its present name. The College offers admission to more than 6,000 students every year.

Departments at the North Hennepin Community College include the following:

  • Anthropology
  • Business management
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • Geography

The College offers men's baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball and offers women's basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

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North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park , MN 55445
General Phone: (763) 424-0702

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North Hennepin Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management349business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting, accounting technology, business communications, small business management, finance, banking, ...
Liberal Arts323liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement70criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Law47legal assistant
Construction Trades20building inspector, construction manager
Medical Support and Technology17cardiovascular tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, histotechnologist
Computer Science and Engineering17computer applications programming, computer science
Design16graphic design
Engineering Technician5civil engineering tech
Office and Administration3data entry
Science2biology, chemistry

Number of programs and degrees for North Hennepin Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year29116
Associate's degree70024

North Hennepin Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Hennepin Community College had a total enrollment of 6,448 students (4,314 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 16%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 22%
20-21 15%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

North Hennepin Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 43 %

North Hennepin Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Brooklyn Park, 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.

North Hennepin Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,624
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,624
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
North Hennepin Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 237000)

North Hennepin Community College Faculty

North Hennepin Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track713
Non-tenured and not on tenure track01

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year35$63,45065$62,981
All faculty totalacademic year35$63,45065$62,981

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

North Hennepin Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Corporate Communications
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Science

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

Graphic Design

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other


Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

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

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
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checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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