Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center

Tel: (763)566-7777
162 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 162 students (60% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
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 10 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
College Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center 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 10 staff
61 staff
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 162 has declined by 76% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.81 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment 162 students 1,315 students
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
22:1
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 98 students
815 students
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 64 students
1,061 students
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
15%
5%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
28%
15%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Black (2006-2013)
% White
30%
49%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
18%
6%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Unknown (2006-2013)
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center 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. 0.81 0.70
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $5,590
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $10,086
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,525 per year for in-state students and $6,525 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,692 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is The Art Institutes International-Minnesota. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.