Academy College

1101 E. 78th Street Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55420
Tel: (952)851-0066
149 students
Private for-profit

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Academy College is a private college in Bloomington, Minnesota, that has been in existence since 1936. We are pleased to offer you a variety of professional training programs in the areas of Aviation, Business & Finance, Computer Technology, and Digital Arts & Design.
School Highlights:
Academy College serves 149 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Academy College is one of 16 community colleges within Hennepin County County, MN.
The nearest community college is Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

Academy College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff 60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 149 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same 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 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
149 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 26:1
# Full-Time Students
108 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 41 students
1,024 students
Academy College sch enrollment Academy College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
9%
2%
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
14%
12%
% White
70%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Academy College sch ethnicity Academy College sta ethnicity
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,680 is more than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,680 $5,940
Academy College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,680 $10,047
Academy College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
89%
Source: 2013 (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 $16,464 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 lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Minneapolis is Herzing University Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.