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Hennepin Technical College Overview

Located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Hennepin Technical College is a public institution. Brooklyn Park is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Hennepin Technical College Known For?

1,422 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Hennepin Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 51% of the faculty were full-time.

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Hennepin Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hennepin Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Quality Control Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Quality Control Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Data Processing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Computer Programming Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Hennepin Technical College?

Location of Hennepin Technical College

Contact details for Hennepin Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Phone: 952-995-1300
Website: www.hennepintech.edu

How Do I Get Into Hennepin Technical College?

You can apply to Hennepin Technical College online at: https://eservices.minnstate.edu/adm/public/studentWelcome?campusId=204

As long as you submit the requested materials to Hennepin Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Hennepin Technical College?

34% Take Out Loans
13.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Hennepin Technical College, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $6,577 a year. That adds up to $26,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hennepin Technical College is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Hennepin Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,853 Full-Time Undergraduates
27% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,762 undergraduate students at Hennepin Technical College, with 1,853 being full-time and 2,909 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Hennepin Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,853 full-time undergraduates at Hennepin Technical College, 73% are male and 27% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Hennepin Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hennepin Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hennepin Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 226
Black or African American 283
Hispanic or Latino 153
White 1,062
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 115

Over 13 countries are represented at Hennepin Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Vietnam, and Liberia.

Online Learning at Hennepin Technical College

607 Took All Classes Online
1,500 Took At Least One Class Online
11.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,500 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Hennepin Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 52nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Hennepin Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hennepin Technical College was 11.1%. This is the #1,257 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hennepin Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Hennepin Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 22%
Health Professions 7%
Human Development & Family Studies 22%
Quality Control Technology 21%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Hennepin Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Hennepin Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Quality Control Technology #4
Environmental Control Technology #9
Mental & Social Health Services #30
Human Development & Family Studies #53
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #64
Engineering Technologies #65
Health Professions #438

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Hennepin Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 24 63 50 137
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 84 13 39 136
Precision Metal Working 26 21 65 112
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 37 72 109
Criminal Justice & Corrections 87 0 0 87
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 28 33 61
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 24 32 4 60
Information Technology 2 57 0 59
Industrial Production Technology 21 23 13 57
Dental Support Services 0 22 31 53
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 26 19 45
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 19 20 1 40
Culinary Arts 20 6 10 36
Business Support & Assistant Services 34 1 0 35
Health & Medical Administrative Services 24 6 5 35
Fire Protection 17 16 0 33
Accounting 15 14 3 32
Horticulture 8 19 1 28
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 28 0 0 28
Carpentry 16 2 9 27
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 26 0 26
Audiovisual Communications 0 21 2 23
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 22 1 23
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 19 19
Quality Control Technology 14 0 5 19
Human Development & Family Studies 0 13 5 18
Business Administration & Management 8 9 0 17
Woodworking 12 1 2 15
Computer Programming 1 10 0 11
Computer Systems Networking 6 0 5 11
Building Management & Inspection 2 0 5 7
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 7 0 7
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 3 1 0 4
Data Processing 0 4 0 4
Mental & Social Health Services 4 0 0 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 1 1
Design & Applied Arts 0 1 0 1
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 501 521 400 1,422

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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