North Hennepin Community College

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Logo of North Hennepin Community College
Type Public community college
Established 1966
President Dr. Barbara McDonald
Students 10,705 credit students enrolled in fiscal year 2014
Location 7411 85th Avenue North, Brooklyn Park, MN, USA

North Hennepin Community College, also known as NHCC, was founded in 1966, is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in Minnesota. It is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, the fifth largest system of higher education in the United States. It is located at the intersection of 85th Avenue North and West Broadway in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.


North Hennepin Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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

Histotechnology Program – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Medical Laboratory Technician Program – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Nursing Program – National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission

Minnesota Board of Nursing

Online Programs – The Higher Learning Commission

Paralegal Program – American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals

Peer Tutor Program – College Reading and Learning Association

CRLA Member Services


College facts, enrollment trends, student profiles, student engagement information, student outcomes, and financial aid information can be found in NHCC's Student Fact Book. NHCC has a number of other publications that state its mission, outline its strategic plan, highlight its outcomes, and feature its students.

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Coordinates: 45°06′19″N 93°22′27″W / 45.10529°N 93.37425°W / 45.10529; -93.37425