Academy College

1600 W 82nd st, Ste 100
Minneapolis, MN 55431
Tel: 9528510066
149 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights:
Academy College serves 149 students (72.48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Academy College is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Academy College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff 61 staff

Student Body

The student population of 149 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 149 students 1,296 students
Academy College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student:Teacher Ratio 8:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 108 students
810 students
Academy College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 41 students
1,036 students
Academy College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Academy College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Academy College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Academy College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
Academy College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Academy College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Academy College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Academy College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Academy College Unknown (2006-2013)
Academy College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.53
Academy College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,680 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,680 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,680 $5,694
Academy College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,680 $10,252
Academy College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
Academy College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Academy College, offers you a variety of professional training programs including Aviation, Business, Digital Arts & Design, Computer Technology, and Medical & Health Sciences. Academy College offers Bachelor Degrees, Associate Degrees, and certificate programs to help you achieve your career or continuing educational objectives. Our entire faculty and staff are committed to providing you with a challenging, intellectual environment that affords you the highest quality instruction. The Career Services office contains career planning materials including occupational specialties, employment forecasts, résumé preparation, networking skills, interview, and follow-up techniques. The Academy maintains a current database of prospective employers for each career field we offer. Academy College students demand a career focused education and we provide it by relating to them on a personal level with small class sizes and faculty members that are current in their fields of study. Academy College prepares its students for a challenging career and a lifetime of professional and personal opportunity. Academy College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor of Science Degrees, Associate Degrees, and Certificates. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Did You Know?
For Minneapolis private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,526 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Minneapolis community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Minneapolis is Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.