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National ranking: HTC students of color earn degrees in engineering fields

Two students of color with faculty

Brooklyn Park, Jan. 11, 2022 – Hennepin Technical College (HTC) ranks 24th in the nation for conferring associate degrees to students of color in engineering technologies and related fields, according to the publication, “Diverse Issues in Higher Education.”

The publication released its annual Diverse Top 100 List which ranks colleges and universities nationwide using data from the U.S. Department of Education. HTC has consistently appeared on the prestigious list in recent years and this new ranking describes graduation rates among students of color in the 2020-2021 academic year.

HTC offers several programs in engineering technology fields, including; Automation Robotics Engineering Technology, Engineering CAD Technology, and Fluid Power Engineering and Motion Control.

With 46% of students identifying as students of color, HTC is one of the most diverse college campuses in Minnesota.

About Hennepin Technical College
Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is the largest stand-alone technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, the college offers degree and non-degree courses in over 45 programs. Achieving a high job placement rate, HTC prepares students for in-demand and high-paying employment opportunities.

Last updated by mdibba : 2022-10-17 02:11:52