Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights

1345 Mendota Heights Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Tel: (651)905-3400
150 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
Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights serves 150 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights is one of 6 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 18 teachers has declined by 57% over five years.
College Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights (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 18 staff
51 staff

Student Body

The student population of 150 has declined by 79% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 150 students 1,083 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
33:1
# Full-Time Students 76 students
667 students
# Part-Time Students 74 students
530 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
5%
% Hispanic
6%
4%
% Black
11%
8%
% White
61%
75%
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
17%
4%
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. 0.61 0.42

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,828 is more than the state average of $15,300. The private state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,828 $15,300
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
91%
Source: 2014 (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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