North Hennepin Community College: Narrative Description

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7411 85th Ave. North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445-2231
Tel: (763)424-0702
Admissions: (763)424-0713
Fax: (763)424-0929
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 80-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $648,485. Research spending 2003-04: $63,175. Educational spending 2003-04: $5092 per student. Total enrollment: 6,602. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 28:1. 1,618 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 2,461 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 4,141 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 96 other countries, 0.3% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 14% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 35% 25 or older, 29% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program, nonresident Aliens, Graphic Design, NICT, MLT Bus ASAP. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $2892 full-time, $120.52 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5355 full-time, $223.12 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $247 full-time, $10.25 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 69,375 books, 7,595 microform titles, 2,500 serials, 3,406 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $460,701. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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