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Normandale Community College Overview

Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, Normandale Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Normandale Community College Known For?

1,339 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Normandale Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 45% of the faculty were full-time.

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Normandale Community College Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Normandale Community College is ranked #377 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

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.

Normandale Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#60 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#113 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#245 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#17 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Best Value Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Normandale Community College?

Location of Normandale Community College

Contact details for Normandale Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431-4399
Phone: 952-358-8200

How Do I Get Into Normandale Community College?

You can apply to Normandale Community College online at:

Normandale Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Normandale Community College?

29% Take Out Loans
9.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Normandale Community College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,315 a year. That adds up to $21,260 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Normandale Community College is 9.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Normandale Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,050 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,743 undergraduate students at Normandale Community College, with 4,050 being full-time and 5,693 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Normandale Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,050 full-time undergraduates at Normandale Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Normandale Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Normandale Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Normandale Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 386
Black or African American 708
Hispanic or Latino 454
White 2,107
International Students 72
Other Races/Ethnicities 323

Over 42 countries are represented at Normandale Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Ethiopia, and Cameroon.

Online Learning at Normandale Community College

1,305 Took All Classes Online
3,687 Took At Least One Class Online
4.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,687 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 8th 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 Normandale Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Normandale Community College was 4.9%. This is the #1,680 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Normandale Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 3%
Engineering Technologies 22%
General Business/Commerce 64%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 8%
Liberal Arts General Studies 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Normandale Community 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 Normandale Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
International Business #26
Religious Studies #41
Philosophy & Religious Studies #51
Entrepreneurial Studies #57
Marketing #94
Human Resource Management #101
General Business/Commerce #131
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #378
Liberal Arts General Studies #378

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%.

Normandale Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 712 712
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 106 0 106
Nursing 0 77 77
Business Administration & Management 4 55 59
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3 45 48
Computer Science 0 38 38
Accounting 5 29 34
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 29 29
General Engineering 0 27 27
Health & Physical Education 10 11 21
Computer Engineering Technology 5 15 20
Dental Support Services 0 17 17
Writing Studies 0 15 15
Marketing 0 14 14
Mental & Social Health Services 14 0 14
General Business/Commerce 1 10 11
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 11 11
Health Sciences & Services 0 11 11
Hospitality Management 3 7 10
Human Resource Management 9 0 9
Industrial Production Technology 5 2 7
Drama & Theater Arts 0 7 7
Management Information Systems 0 6 6
Fine & Studio Arts 0 6 6
Romance Languages 5 0 5
Archeology 5 0 5
Music 0 5 5
Applied Mathematics 0 3 3
Food Science Technology 0 2 2
General Biology 0 2 2
General Education 0 2 2
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 2 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 0 1
Culinary Arts 1 0 1
Chemistry 0 1 1
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 1 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0
Nanotechnology 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0
TOTAL 177 1,162 1,339


*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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