Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center

Tel: (763)566-7777
109 students
Private for-profit
Minnesota School of Business and Globe College have been providing specialized career training programs for more than 125 years. We have grown to be one of the most recognized and highly respected providers of private business, medical, and computer education in the Upper Midwest.
School Highlights
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center serves 109 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center is one of 14 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Herzing University-Minneapolis (2.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 60% over five years.
College Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center (MN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 8 staff
51 staff

Student Body

The student population of 109 has declined by 75% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.84 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 109 students 1,083 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
# Full-Time Students 58 students
667 students
# Part-Time Students 51 students
530 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.84 0.42

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,300 is equal to the state average of $15,300. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,300 $15,300
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Minnesota School of Business was founded in 1877 by Professor Alexander R. Archibald who came from Dartmouth College. The school was among the first to teach students how to use the Stenotype machine, calculators, adding machines, and typewriters. In 1929, the school was sold to the Correll and Kamprath families and was relocated to 24 South Seventh Street. The school moved again in 1979 to the Chamber of Commerce Building at 11 South Fifth Street. ITT Educational Services, Inc. purchased the school in 1969. In 1988 Terry Myhre purchased the school from ITT and in 1993 relocated it to the current location in Richfield, MN. In 1989 the first branch campus was opened in Brooklyn Center. In 2002 the Plymouth branch campus was opened. Two new campus additions, St. Cloud and Shakopee were opened in 2004. The newest addition is the Rochester campus which opened in Fall of 2005. Minnesota School of Business/Globe College has seven campus locations - Brooklyn Center, Oakdale - Globe, Plymouth, Richfield, Rochester, Shakopee and St. Cloud. We offer flexible class scheduling to accommodate academic and individual needs. Classes are offered both day and evening for full-time and part-time students. Many classes are also offered online, providing students with an opportunity to participate in distance education. MSB offers a Masters degree, diplomas, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, and Bachelor of Science Degrees in many areas. The four main educational areas are business, health sciences, computer imaging, and information technology. In addition to the campuses mentioned, affiliates to the college include Globe College in Oakdale, MN, Minnesota School of Cosmetology in Oakdale, MN, Duluth Business University in Duluth, MN, Utah Career College, UT, Institute of Production and Recording in Minneapolis, Transportation Center for Excellence in Eagan, MN, New Horizons – Benchmark Learning in Edina, MN, and Broadview Media in Edina, MN. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas, Associate in Applied Science degrees, and Bachelor of Science degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Hennepin County, MN private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,300 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hennepin County, MN 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Globe University-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.