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The closest place to go far

Northeast Minnesota colleges are open to you – and a bigger, brighter tomorrow.
Tomorrow needs big thinkers. Tomorrow needs difference-makers. Tomorrow needs … you. And the closest place to go far with your tomorrow is right here in your backyard. Choose from five Northeast Minnesota community colleges: Vermilion, Hibbing, Itasca, Mesabi and Rainy River. Go close. Go far. Go now.

Career Fields

With over 100 programs to choose from among seven career fields, NHED offers personalized advisement to group workshops on job readiness skills, we strive to help our students and alumni become more marketable and reach their career goals sooner.


Arts Communications & information systems

Business Management & Administration

Natural Resources

Health Science Technology

Engineering Manufacturing & Technology

Human Services

Liberal Arts