Join the 10,000+ students who are investing in their future at NHCC. College can be affordable and North Hennepin can save you thousands on your education. Learn about the many options to pay for college, including financial aid, scholarships, and payment plans.
A Wise Investment
The cost to attend NHCC full-time in 2022-2023 is approximately $6,312 per year (based on 30 on-campus credits) - one of the lowest in the state.
Financial Aid Resources
NHCC students are awarded more than $40 million each year in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study, and loans.
How to Apply for Financial Aid
Applying for federal and state aid is the most common method of paying for college. Find out how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Scholarships are free money you don't have to pay back. You may be eligible for a number of scholarships. Find out what you qualify for and how you can apply.
- Time to renew your FAFSA for the next school year. The 2023-2024 FAFSA is now available!
- Graduating or transferring to another school after this spring/summer? If yes AND you borrowed federal student loans, be sure to complete your loan Exit Counseling online at https://studentaid.gov/exit-counseling/ .
- Effective April 3, 2023, the financial aid service window on-campus has moved to a new location in the Educational Services building. There is now one convenient location to get answers to questions relating to financial aid, registration, and records. Find us between the Advising Center and Information Center at ES-70.
Contact Financial Aid
Location & Contact
Educational Services (ES) 70
In-person & virtual
Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.