Inver Hills Community College


Inver Hills Community College

Inver Hills Community College is a community college located in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. The college is part of the MNSCU system. About Inver Hills Community College - Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 20 degree options including liberal education courses (A.A.) that lead to transfer to four-year colleges and career-related degrees (A.S., A.A.S., A.F.A.) in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computers, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency health care, and more. The 90 acre campus includes nine modern buildings that fit naturally into the surrounding wooded hills and wetlands. Within the three years, all learning laboratories are newly opened or remodeled, including chemistry, biology, anatomy/physiology, general science, nursing, computers, emergency medicine, and fitness. Inver Hills Community

The campus is located just off Highway 52 at 80th Street in Inver Grove Heights. Enrollment at Inver Hills exceeds 5000 students.

Our campus, our community

• Inver Hills serves over 9,000 students a year. With the equivalent of about 3,200 full-time enrollment (FTE), IHCC is similar in size to many private colleges in Minnesota. • Student demographics: average age 23; about half the students are traditional college age (18-23); 59% women, 41% men; about 17% students of color. • Regular full-time faculty number about 100 with approximately 100 additional part-time and adjunct instructors. They teach in 50 academic disciplines. • More than 1,100 credit classes are scheduled during fall, spring, and summer terms this academic year. • Noncredit learning options through Continuing Education/Customized Training attracted another 2,500 learners.

What is MnSCU (MIN-skew)? We are Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, a system of 35 public colleges and universities with 53 campuses in 46 communities enrolling 216,000 students a year. More than half of the college students in Minnesota (52%) attend MnSCU institutions, which include 28 two-year community and technical colleges as well as seven state universities. Chancellor James H. McCormick assumed leadership of MnSCU in July 2001, succeeding Morris J. Anderson. He heads up an organization that includes 18,000 staff and faculty and has an annual budget of $1.3 billion. MnSCU is a major contributor to the quality of Minnesota’s workforce and to the state’s economic success. Our campuses graduate 27,000 students a year, nearly three times as many as the University of Minnesota. Over 80% of our graduates stay in Minnesota to work or continue their educations. That’s over a half-million alumni putting their learning to work right here, returning the state’s investment in public higher education. In addition to credit learning, another 235,000 registrations came in noncredit courses. More than 6,000 employers partnered with MnSCU colleges to provide customized or contract training. - Visit us at www.mnscu.edu to learn more about the campuses, programs, and people who deliver Minnesota’s mindpower.

External links

* [http://www.inverhills.edu/ Inver Hills Community College]


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