Inver Hills Community College, located in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, was founded in 1970 to supply post secondary educational opportunities to residents of its service area. The school is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and has an enrollment of nearly 4000 students a semester.
Inver Hills CC campus is spread across nine different buildings. Each building is home to various school departments and these facilities are used to support nearly thirty different degree programs at IHCC.
Students enrolled at Inver Hills Community College will be able to choose from 27 different programs that allow students to pursue academic transfer or career training. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by transferring earned credits to a four year institution in order to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree.
Career training programs provide an education in a high demand field or industry, providing a comprehensive education that prepares the student for employment upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or associate degree.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals who wish to enroll at IHCC may do so through the submission of a completed application and payment of fees. Applicants should have a high school diploma or equivalent or be 18 years of age or older, and should supply transcripts and test scores if available. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.
Students in need of financial assistance should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is used by the school to determine financial need and aid program eligibility.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $5,200 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $160 to $190 per 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||73%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||48%||$3,975|
|Receiving Student Loans||39%||$4,779|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Inver Hills Community College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
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 IHCC compares against other community colleges in Dakota County and the community colleges in Minnesota as a whole.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- 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 1977)
- See a list of 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 Inver Hills 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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
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 Inver Hills Community College.
- Normandale Community College in Bloomington, MN (14 miles away)
- North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, MN (24 miles away)
- Anoka - Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, MN (28 miles away)
- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN (131 miles away)
- Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, IA (160 miles away)