Brown College-Mendota Heights

1345 Mendota Heights Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Tel: (651)905-3400
281 students
Private for-profit
Brown College is dedicated to providing quality programs, like our visual communication program, that are sound in concept, implemented by competent and dedicated faculty, and geared to serve those seeking a solid foundation in knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their chosen fields. Brown has campuses in Mendota Heights (Minneapolis/St. Paul) and Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
School Highlights
Brown College-Mendota Heights serves 281 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Brown College-Mendota Heights is one of 7 community colleges within Dakota County, MN.
The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 83% over five years.
College Brown College-Mendota Heights Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 25 staff
61 staff
Brown College-Mendota Heights Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 281 has declined by 77% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 281 students 1,315 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
Brown College-Mendota Heights Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 139 students
815 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 142 students
1,061 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Brown College-Mendota Heights Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Brown College-Mendota Heights Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Brown College-Mendota Heights Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Brown College-Mendota Heights Black (2006-2013)
% White
Brown College-Mendota Heights White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Brown College-Mendota Heights More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Brown College-Mendota Heights Unknown (2006-2013)
Brown College-Mendota Heights 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. 0.75 0.70
Brown College-Mendota Heights Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,075 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,075 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,075 $5,590
Brown College-Mendota Heights In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,075 $10,086
Brown College-Mendota Heights Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Brown College-Mendota Heights % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1946, Brown College is a recognized leader in private post-secondary education. At Brown College our goal is to provide students with the technical knowledge, skills and hands-on training needed to succeed in many of today's popular fields. We are dedicated to providing quality programs that are sound in concept, implemented by an outstanding faculty, and geared towards those seeking a solid educational foundation for employment in their chosen fields. Brown has enjoyed huge success training and graduating students in technology, design, and broadcast fields for over 50 years. We are proud of this legacy and invite you to join us as you are setting your own career goals. With campuses in both Mendota Heights and Brooklyn Center, you are sure to find a location convenient for you. Program availability differs by location. Whether you're interested in a visual communication program, or the fast-growing IT, software development, or want to launch a career in Criminal Justice, Business Management or the Radio or Television Broadcast fields, Brown College has a program designed to propel you into the job marketplace with confidence and capability. Brown's programs emphasize hands-on training that is relevant to the needs of current employers. They also focus on areas that offer strong long-term employment opportunities to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge they will need to obtain a position in today's demanding market.

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