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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?

1,226 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Normandale Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of the faculty were full-time.

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Normandale Community College Rankings

We have ranked Normandale Community College as #305 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

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
#64 Best Associate 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
#1 Best Marketing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Management Information Systems Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Business & Commerce Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Liberal Arts & Humanities Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Business Administration & Management Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Accounting Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Normandale Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#58 Best Marketing/Marketing Management, General Schools College Factual
#60 Best Marketing Schools College Factual
#125 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools College Factual
#131 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools College Factual
#131 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Schools College Factual
#221 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is 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, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Normandale Community College?

21% Take Out Loans
10.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Normandale Community College, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $5,559 a year. That adds up to $22,236 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Normandale Community College is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Normandale Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,641 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,420 undergraduate students at Normandale Community College, with 3,641 being full-time and 5,779 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 3,641 full-time undergraduates at Normandale Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 372
Black or African American 674
Hispanic or Latino 392
White 1,840
International Students 67
Other Races/Ethnicities 296

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

7,989 Took All Classes Online
8,641 Took At Least One Class Online
126.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 8,641 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 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Normandale Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Normandale Community College was 126.1%. This is the #367 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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, Management & Marketing 4%
Chemistry 67%
Entrepreneurial Studies 67%
General Business/Commerce 73%
Human Resource Management 50%
Marketing 30%
Physical Sciences 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Normandale Community College ranks compared to all other mostly 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
Chemistry #4
Physical Sciences #19
Marketing #21
General Business/Commerce #52
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #127
Liberal Arts General Studies #127
Business Administration & Management #223
Business, Management & Marketing #319

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 0 687 687
Nursing 0 79 79
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 63 0 63
General Business/Commerce 0 41 41
Computer Science 0 38 38
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 36 37
Accounting 3 32 35
General Engineering 0 32 32
Marketing 2 18 20
Human Resource Management 18 0 18
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 17 17
Computer Engineering Technology 8 8 16
Dental Support Services 0 16 16
Industrial Production Technology 12 3 15
Business Administration & Management 3 11 14
Management Information Systems 0 14 14
Mental & Social Health Services 12 0 12
Health & Physical Education 4 7 11
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 2 7 9
General Biology 0 7 7
Hospitality Management 4 1 5
Romance Languages 4 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 4 4
Fine & Studio Arts 0 4 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 3 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 0 3 3
Health Sciences & Services 0 3 3
Chemistry 0 3 3
Culinary Arts 2 0 2
Religious Studies 2 0 2
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 2 2
Music 0 2 2
Food Science Technology 0 1 1
Information Science 1 0 1
General Education 0 1 1
Special Education 0 1 1
Writing Studies 0 1 1
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 1 1
Applied Mathematics 0 1 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 1
Archeology 0 0 0
TOTAL 144 1,082 1,226


*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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