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About NHCC

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Letter from the President

Opportunity without limits, learning without end, and achievement beyond expectation!

Welcome to North Hennepin Community College, where we believe in engaging students and changing lives! We're a college with a rich tradition of excellence in teaching and learning, and would love to have you become part of our family. Your success matters, and that’s why we’ll do all we can to help you excel in your academic studies and grow as an individual.

Founded in 1966, NHCC is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in Minnesota and a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the fifth largest system in the United States. We serve more than 10,000 students and offer over 60 degree and certificate programs, as well as continuing education and customized training. In addition, NHCC offers several baccalaureate degrees from university partners right here on our campus.

Our strength lies in the deeply committed faculty and staff who work diligently to make sure you have an exceptional experience in small classroom settings. Got a busy schedule? No worries! Our flexible evening and weekend scheduling, accelerated courses, and online options offer convenience to fit any busy lifestyle.

Need some extra help, or not sure of your exact path? Visit our Academic Advising Office or Counseling and Career Center for guidance. Or, reach out and receive free tutoring services for help on certain subjects. Interested in advanced options? Check out our wonderful Honors Program. Whatever your needs or interests, we’re here to guide you on your journey.

NHCC  hosts a vibrant liberal arts environment where you can participate or attend theater productions, art events, music concerts, and other cultural happenings throughout the year. Sign up for recreational sports, or join one of our 20+ student clubs and organizations. You’ll definitely find a place to belong here!

There are many opportunities at North Hennepin Community College, and I invite you to visit and see the possibilities for yourself! We would love to meet you, give you a campus tour, go over what we have to offer, and answer any questions you may have.

Thank you for your interest and I hope to see you on campus!


Dr. Barbara McDonald
NHCC President



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:
Fax: 763-424-0929
Email: info@nhcc.edu