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

1,486 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,914 Avg In-State Tuition

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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.

Hennepin Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#60 Best Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

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 Woodworking Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Carpentry Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Construction Trades Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Plumbing & Water Supply Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Building Management & Inspection Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Precision Metal Working Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Hennepin Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Schools College Factual
#1 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#1 Best Hydraulics & Fluid Power Technology Schools College Factual
#2 Best Carpentry Schools College Factual
#14 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual
#20 Best Precision Production Schools College Factual

Where Is 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

Can I Afford Hennepin Technical College?

$4,914 In-State Tuition
28% Take Out Loans
13.7% Loan Default Rate
During the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time students at Hennepin Technical College paid $161 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,914 $4,914
Fees $580 $580
Books and Supplies $2,000 $2,000

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 28% of students took out student loans averaging $5,914 a year. That adds up to $23,656 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hennepin Technical College is 13.7%. 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

1,486 Full-Time Undergraduates
28% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,094 undergraduate students at Hennepin Technical College, with 1,486 being full-time and 2,608 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,486 full-time undergraduates at Hennepin Technical College, 72% are male and 28% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 169
Black or African American 261
Hispanic or Latino 151
White 817
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 80

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

1,673 Took All Classes Online
2,634 Took At Least One Class Online
46.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,634 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.


This school is the 29th 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 Hennepin Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hennepin Technical College was 46.0%. This is the #590 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
Engineering Technologies 3%

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
Industrial Safety Technology #1
Quality Control Technology #8
Engineering Technologies #85

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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 39 66 105
Automation Engineer Technology 0 41 45 86
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 22 38 60
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 60 0 0 60
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 6 9 43 58
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 14 41 55
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 21 23 44
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 22 19 2 43
Carpentry/Carpenter 20 8 12 40
Hydraulics & Fluid Power Technology 0 22 15 37
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 10 13 14 37
Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology 22 0 12 34
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 19 0 14 33
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 18 5 9 32
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 1 18 6 25
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 17 4 21
Welding Technology/Welder 16 0 2 18
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 17 0 17
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician 0 12 5 17
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk 13 0 3 16
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 16 0 0 16
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 15 0 15
Medical Reception/Receptionist 12 0 0 12
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 11 0 0 11
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) 9 0 0 9
Small Engine Mechanics & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 9 9
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 8 0 8
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 8 0 0 8
Cabinetmaking & Millwork 5 2 1 8
Quality Control Technology 7 0 0 7
Building/Property Maintenance 2 0 4 6
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician 0 4 2 6
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 0 3 3
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 0 3 0 3
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 2 0 2
Industrial Safety Technology 0 0 0 0
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 0 0 0
Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 277 317 373 967


*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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