Normandale at a Glance

Highlights

  • Normandale Community College was founded in 1968.

  • Enrollment (fiscal year 2015-2016): 14,632 credit students, 3,249 non-credit students

  • Fall 2016 enrollment for credit students: 9,883*

  • About 42% of credit students are full-time, and about 58% are part-time*

  • About 44% of credit students are male and about 55% are female*

  • 26% of credit students are 25 or older*

  • 38% of credit students are students of color*

*Fall 2016, 30th day of semester

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Enrollment   Headcount Full Year Equivalency**
2013 - 2014 Credit 14,197 6,740
  Noncredit 3,334  
2014 - 2015 Credit 14,573 6,799
  Noncredit 2,875  
2015 - 2016 Credit 14,632 6,837
  Noncredit 3,249  

**in the header refers to the sum of all student credit hours for the FY divided by 30

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Employee Information FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Faculty headcount 354 347 339
Staff/admin. headcount 284 272 272
Total 638 619 611

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Fall 2016 Race/Ethnicity Credit Students Percent
American Indian or Alaska Native 41 0.4%
Asian 831 8.4%
Black or African American 1,383 14.0%
Hispanic of any race 1,009 10.2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
Two or more races 482 4.9%
Total students of color 3,759 38.0%
White 5,731 58.0%
 Nonresident alien 106 1.1%
 Unknown race and ethnicity 287 2.9%
Total 9,883 100.0%

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Degrees Awarded FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Total associate degrees 1,363 1,381 1,276
A.A 829 766 708
A.S 239 288 317
A.A.S. 59 54 53
A.F.A. 25 23 28
Total Certificates 211 250 170
Nursing Assistant Certificates 179 201 115

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Status of 2014 - 2015 graduates within a year after graduation


  

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ASSOCIATE Degree Programs


ASSOCIATE IN ARTS (A.A.)

Liberal Arts(A.A. with emphasis also offered in the programs listed below)

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Communications
  • Geography
  • History
  • Literary Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies
  • World Languages and Cultures:  French/German/Spanish
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • Women's Studies
  • World Languages and Cultures: French/German/Spanish

 

ASSOCIATE IN FINE ARTS (A.F.A.)

  • Art
  • Creative Writing
  • Music
  • Theatre Performance
  • Theatre Production and Design  

 

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE (A.S.)


  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Community Health Education
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Engineering Broad Field
  • Elementary Education Foundations
  • Exercise Science
  • Food Science
  • Health Science Broad Field
  • Individualized Studies
  • Law Enforcement
  • Nursing
  • Special Education Foundations

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE (A.A.S.)

  • Business:  Marketing & Management
  • Computer Technology
  • Computers/Information Management
  • Dietetic Technology
  • Healthcare Systems Technology
  • Hospitality Management
  • Vacuum & Thin Film Technology

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BACHELOR'S AND MASTER'S PROGRAMS

Through partnerships with:  

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Metropolitan State University

Southwest State University

Certificate Programs


  • Accounting
  • Casino Operations and Management
  • Community Health Worker/Navigator
  • Computer Technology
  • Computers/Information Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Field Archeology
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Global Studies
  • Hotel Marketing and Sales
  • Hotel Operations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Management
  • International Business
  • Law Enforcement
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish
  • Small Business Management
  • Tourism Operations and Management
  • Vacuum Maintenance Technician
  • Vacuum Technology

 

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CONTINUING EDUCATION & CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

Non-credit courses, seminars and workshops are also offered in Continuing Education and Customized Training. Offerings include professional development, career transition and much more.

Full-Time Enrollment Receiving Federal Pell Grants Fall 2016 (30th Day)


Recipients by Race/Ethnicity Students Enrolled
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian 12.8%
Black or African American 27.8%
Hispanic of any race 10.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0/2%
Two or more races 6.5%
Total Ethnic Recipients 58.3%
White 40.6%
Unknown Race and Ethnicity 1.4%
Recipients by Gender
Female 54.1%
Male 45.1%
No Information 0.8 
Total Full-Time Recipients 1,450

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, and an equal opportunity employer and educator.

The information in this document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities, and/or those who accordingly need a reasonable accommodation; please contact Debbie Tillman at (952) 358-8625, toll free at 1 (866) 880-8740 or email osd@normandale.edu.

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Top Declared Majors, in order
(as of Fall 2016)
 
  1. Liberal Education
  2. Pre-Nursing
  3. Business / Business: Marketing and Management
  4. Computer Science/Computer Technology
  5. Engineering Board Field/Engineering Foundations
  6. Health Science Broad Field
  7. Elementary Education Foundations
  8. Pre-Dental Hygiene
  9. Nursing
  10. Criminal Justice
  11. Accounting
  12. Law Enforcement
  13. Art

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Student Success Rates*

* Fall-to-fall data for full-time credit students

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Underrepresented+ Student Success Rates*

* Fall-to-fall data for full-time credit students

+Underrepresented is a student with any one or more of the following attributes:  Student of color, Pell eligible, or first generation (MN).

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Top 10 Cities, in order
(as of Fall 2016)
 
  1. Bloomington
  2. Minneapolis
  3. Burnsville
  4. Shakopee
  5. Eden Prairie
  6. Lakeville
  7. Savage
  8. Richfield
  9. Prior Lake
  10. Edina

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Top 10 High Schools, in order
(2016 HS graduates)
 
  1. Burnsville
  2. Eden Prairie
  3. John F. Kennedy
  4. Thomas Jefferson
  5. Prior Lake
  6. Shakopee
  7. Edina
  8. Apple Valley
  9. Hopkins
  10. Richfield

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The annual Fact Book provides detailed information about Normandale Community College and its operations.

Official printed copies of the Facts at a Glance (the content of this web page) can be requested from Marketing or the Office of Research and Planning.