North Hennepin Community College
|Type||Public community college|
|Students||10,671 credit students; 1,162 non-credit students|
|Location||7411-85th Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN, USA|
Founded in 1966, North Hennepin Community College is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in Minnesota and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system - the fifth largest system in the United States. It's conveniently located at the intersection of 85th Avenue North and West Broadway in Brooklyn Park.
NHCC serves more than 10,000 students and offers over 60 credit programs, as well as continuing education and customized training. As an open-enrollment institution, there are different admissions steps depending on a student's status.
Mission, Vision, Values 
Mission Engaging students, changing lives North Hennepin Community College creates opportunities for students to reach their academic goals, succeed in their chosen professions, and make a difference in the world.
Vision Opportunity without limits, learning without end, and achievement beyond expectation
Guiding Values We believe in the power of education to change lives. Toward that end, we:
• Inspire intellectual curiosity • Embrace diversity of all kinds • Foster trust and respect • Expect quality and continuous improvement • Encourage creativity and innovation • Promote individual responsibility and integrity • Invest in professional and personal development • Build strong, collaborative partnerships • Serve as responsible stewards of college resources
North Hennepin Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It became a member of the HLC's Academic Quality Improvement Program in 2006.
In addition to NHCC's institutional accreditation, the following programs have received specialized accreditation or approval by national and/or international organizations:
Business Program Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs 11520 West 119th Street Overland Park, KS 66213 913-339-9356
Histotechnology Program National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences 8410 W Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 670 Chicago, IL 60631 312-714-8880
Medical Laboratory Technician Program National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences 8410 W Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 670 Chicago, IL 60631 312-714-8880
Nursing Program National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission 61 Broadway, Floor 33 New York, NY 10006 212-363-5555 ext. 153
Minnesota Board of Nursing 2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 500 Minneapolis, MN 55414
Online Programs The Higher Learning Commission 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456
Paralegal Program American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals 541 North Fairbanks Court Chicago, IL 60611-3314 312-988-6738
Peer Tutor Program College Reading and Learning Association CRLA Member Services P.O. Box 6251 Auburn, CA 95604 856-225-6812
College facts, enrollment trends, student profiles, student engagement information, student coutcomes, and financial aid information can be found in NHCC's Student Fact Book. NHCC has a number of other publications that outline its strategic plan, highlight its outcomes, and feature its students.
References/External Links 
- North Hennepin Community College
- Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
- Higher Learning Commission