Hibbing Community College, located in Hibbing, Minnesota, was founded in 1996 through the merger of Hibbing Community College and Range Technical College - Hibbing. The school is a member of the Minnesota State College and Universities System which operates schools that date back to 1916 and are among the first two year post-secondary institutions in the United States. The school has a long history of meeting needs of residents, growing in size and offerings, and through its changes and mergers, expanding its campus, enrollment and programs.
Hibbing Community College offers a variety of programs that provide students the opportunity to pursue various goals and interests. Students may choose to pursue academic transfer through the completion of the first two years of a four year education at HCC, followed by applying for transfer to a colleges and universities to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree. Schools within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System will be easier to transfer to through agreements between member schools.. Career and technical programs provide education in a specific field and prepare students for entry into the workforce as a qualified professional in a high demand field. These programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Hibbing Community College (HCC) is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any student to enter completing an application for admission and paying all accrued fees. Students should supply transcripts and test scores, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in student orientation and meeting with a counselor to discuss goals and curriculum are also encouraged. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial aid must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), used by the school to determine financial aid awards for students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,000. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $4,700-$5,700
- Out-of-State: $5,900-$7,093
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $160-$190 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||74%||$4,858|
|Receiving Student Loans||60%||$5,639|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Hibbing Community College – A Technical and Community College may provide services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in St. Louis County and the community colleges in Minnesota as a whole.
|Hibbing Community College – A Technical and Community College||St. Louis County||Minnesota|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1966)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2012)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Minnesota
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Hibbing Community College – A Technical and Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Hibbing Community College – A Technical and Community College.
- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN (55 miles away)
- Rainy River Community College in International Falls, MN (81 miles away)
- Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN (90 miles away)
- Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls, MN (160 miles away)
- Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, MI (212 miles away)