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Facts and Data

NHCC has compiled statistics and data into one, easy-to-use resource with the 2017 Student Fact Book. In it you will find quick facts, enrollment trends, student profiles, student engagement information, student outcomes, and financial aid information.

Enrollment

  • 10,173 unduplicated headcount
  • 4,198 FYE students

Demographics

  • 29% full-time students, 71% part-time (Fall 2016) 46% new students, 54% returning
  • 58% female, 41% male
  • 52% age 18-25, 35% age 26-older
  • 26.2 average age
  • 22 median age
  • 46% students of color
  • 38% low income (Pell eligible)
  • 57% first generation (federal definition)
  • 23% first generation (MN definition)
  • 62% underrepresented (MN definition)
  • 49% Caucasian
  • 22% Black or African American
  • 12% Asian
  • 7% Hispanic
  • 5% Two or More Races
  • 2% Non-Resident Alien
  • <1% Native American
  • <1% Pacific Islander
  • 85 International students
  • 308 EAP students

Average Credit Load (Fall 2016)

  • Full-time students: 13.3 credits
  • Part-time students: 6.5 credits
  • All students: 8.5 credits

Average Class Size

  • 21.3 Students

Course Sections Offered: 1,992

  • 61% Traditional/classroom
  • 23% Online
  • 17% Hybrid/Blended

Top Cities – Student Residence (Fall 2016)

  • Brooklyn Park
  • Maple Grove
  • Minneapolis
  • Brooklyn Center
  • Plymouth

Top Sending High Schools

(Fall 2016 First Time Students)

  • Champlin Park High School
  • Osseo Senior High School
  • Park Center Ib World School
  • Maple Grove Senior High School
  • Robbinsdale
  • Armstrong High School

Top Declared Majors

  • Liberal Arts
  • Pre Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Nursing

Top Degrees Granted

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Nursing (MANE)
  • Business Administration

Top Certificates Granted

  • Small Business Accounting
  • Business Principles
  • Management

Retention Rates

(Fall 2015 entering first-time full-time students)

  • 82.5% retained to first spring
  • 52.5% retained to second fall

IPEDS 3-Year Graduation & Transfer Rates

(Fall 2011 entering first-time full-time students; 150% of normal time)

  • 13% graduated
  • 28% transferred

Financial Aid (Undergraduates)

(Based on Award Year; Fall to Fall)

  • 6755 Potentially Eligible Students
  • 3461 (51.2%) Students received Grants
  • 2720 (40.3%) Students received Loans
  • 337 (5.0%) Students received Scholarships
  • $3,153 average grant aid
  • 15.6% 3-year (fiscal year) official cohort default rate (2014 cohort)

Contact Information

North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Main: 763-488-0391
Out-State: 1-800-818-0395
MN Relay: 1-800-627-3529
Disability Accommodations:
763-493-0555
Fax: 763-424-0929
Email: info@nhcc.edu