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Study at North Hennepin Community College

North Hennepin Community College, also referred to as NHCC, is a coeducational, community college located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States. It was established in September, 1966, with the name North Hennepin State Junior College. NHCC originally did not have its own building so it held classes in the Osseo Junior High School in Osseo, Minnesota. In 1969, the College was moved to its current location at 85th Avenue in Brooklyn Park. In 1972, the College was given its present name. The College offers admission to more than 6, 000 students every year.

Departments at the North Hennepin Community College include the following:

  • Anthropology
  • Business management
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • Geography
The College offers men's baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball and offers women's basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

Profile of North Hennepin Community College

North Hennepin Community College is located in Brooklyn Park, MN (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by North Hennepin Community College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management.

North Hennepin Community College Selectivity

North Hennepin Community College is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


North Hennepin Community College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

North Hennepin Community College had 6, 448 enrolled students in 2007.

North Hennepin Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management565business, business management, accounting, business communications, MIS, accounting technology, small business management, marketing, . . .
Liberal Arts346liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine105registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement56criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Law44legal assistant
office and Administration33data entry, word processing
Computer Science and Engineering33computer applications programming, computer science
Construction Trades22building inspector, construction manager
Medical Support and Technology19medical lab tech, cardiovascular tech, radiographer
Design18graphic design
Engineering Technician2mechanical drafting

Contact: North Hennepin Community College

North Hennepin Community College

7411 85th Ave N

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

General Phone: (763) 424-0702


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