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  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    A-
Normandale is a public college located in Bloomington, Minnesota in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,108 undergraduate students. The Normandale acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Nursing. Graduating 34% of students, Normandale alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,900.
9700 France Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431
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Normandale Community College Rankings

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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$12,248/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,645/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
73%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.58 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.57 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.57 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
8
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,108Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,676
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
48%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%

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Normandale being the biggest community college in Minnesota, it has a lot of pros. There are many clubs, student associations and jobs available. There are quality professors and staff who have integrity and put their all in what they do. Normandale has a big campus, at first it was difficult finding my way around but you quickly become used to the campus layout. There are also many spots and places were students can relax and do their work outside the library and student center. In my experience, one of the cons for me is the social life, the average age of students as of 2020 was 27 years old so it can be hard to make friends sometimes but I guess thats what clubs and associations are for. Overall I had a great experience at Normandale Community College!
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I love everything about Normandale! The professors here are incredible. They truly care about each student and challenge them to grow. The small class sizes allow interaction and questions. Also, Normandale has countless clubs and organizations to get involved in. Whether it's math club, anime club, hacky-sack club, or student senate, Normandale truly has something for everyone. This is a school where you can make lifelong friendships.
Normandale is a quite good community college. Facilities aren't huge, but are of good quality, good programs for helping students (peer tutoring, writing center). Also many many good study spaces on campus along with themed study spaces such as for math, chemistry, and biology with faculty there to help. Course registration is not complicated and you can get into your classes. All of my professors have been competent and there to help, both in class and especially in office hours. Directly connected to Metro Transit with a buses coming very often and can easily bring you around Bloomington, Minneapolis. Several very large parking lots and ramp. Japanese garden is a nice place to calm down. Free sports and fitness facilities along with lockers for students. Overall a good experience.