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Facts and Data

NHCC has compiled a great deal of statistics and data into one, easy-to-use resource with the new 2004-2013 Student Fact Book. In it, you will find quick facts, enrollment trends, student profiles, student engagement information, student outcomes, and financial aid information.

Student Profile 

  • 10,671 credit students - 4,928 full-year equivalent (FYE) students - were enrolled in fiscal year 2012.
    This is a 25% increase in FYE since 2002
  • 1,749 students graduated
  • in 2011, 811 received degrees and 938 received certificates
  • 33% of our students go to school full-time while 67% attend part-time
  • 13.3 is the average credit load for full-time students
  • 6.9 is the average credit load for part-time students
  • 57% of our students are female and 43% are male
  • 51% of our students are traditional age (18-25) and 43% are returning adults age 26 or older
  • 2,051 course sections were offered with 70% being traditional/classroom, 20% online, and 10% hybrid/blended
  • 28 is the average age of an NHCC student
  • 40% of our students are students of color
  • 45% of our students are low income
  • 61% of our students are first generation
  • 64% of our students are underrepresented

Top Cities - Student Residence 

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

Top Sending High Schools 

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

Top Declared Majors 

  • Liberal Arts
  • Law Enforcement
  • Criminal Justice
  • Computer Science 
  • Paralegal

Top Degrees Granted 

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal 

Top Certificates Granted 

  • Business Principles
  • General Management
  • Academic English Language Proficiency

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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