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International Admissions

North Hennepin Community College is an excellent choice for international students to begin an associate degree, which is the foundation toward a bachelor's degree in the United States. NHCC offers more than 30 associate degree options - all at a low tuition rate! Read about the benefits of attending NHCC and our international student services! NHCC also offers ESOL courses you can complete while enrolled in your associate degree program.

Students planning to study at NHCC on an F-1 student visa must submit an international student application and mail official documentation to the Admissions Office.

Please review admissions requirements before applying. NHCC follows requirements of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that must be met before admission to NHCC is granted.

Application Process

Follow these steps for admission to NHCC if you currently have or plan to apply for an F-1 student visa to enroll at North Hennepin as an international student:

  1. Apply for Admission

    Complete an Online or Paper Application and submit a $20 application fee. If applying online, remember to submit ALL supporting documentation by mail to Admissions:

         North Hennepin Community College
         International Admissions
         7411 85th Ave N
         Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

  2. Submit the following documents (outlined in International Application Packet) to complete admissions. All documents must be original/official and received by the application deadline. Paper (hard) copies of documents are required for academic records, financial sponsorship, and proof of English proficiency. E-mailed or photocopied documentation is only accepted for immigration documents.

Questions? Contact us at 763-424-0724 or admission@nhcc.edu.

International Transfer Credits:

If you completed college courses in another country and would like to request transfer credit, you must order a course-by-course evaluation report from a NACES member credential evaluation service. Please make arrangements for the evaluation report to be sent to NHCC for evaluation.



Contact Information

Sean Olson
Associate Director
Admissions and Outreach Office