Globe University-Woodbury

8089 Globe Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125-3388
Tel: (651)332-8000
1,157 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. Through our employer approved curriculum and hands-on training you can acquire the skills and education necessary to become successful in your chosen career.
School Highlights:
Globe University-Woodbury serves 1,157 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Globe University-Woodbury is the only community colleges within Washington County, MN.
The nearest community college is Century College (6.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Globe University-Woodbury Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,157 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,157 students
1,303 students
Globe University-Woodbury Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
456 students
836 students
Globe University-Woodbury Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 701 students
1,046 students
Globe University-Woodbury Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Globe University-Woodbury sch enrollment Globe University-Woodbury sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 1,107 students 1,283 students
# Graduate Students 50 students 42 students
Globe University-Woodbury sch graduate Globe University-Woodbury sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
6%
2%
Globe University-Woodbury Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Globe University-Woodbury Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Globe University-Woodbury Black (2006-2012)
% White
85%
67%
Globe University-Woodbury White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Globe University-Woodbury More (2009-2012)
Globe University-Woodbury sch ethnicity Globe University-Woodbury 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. 0.27 0.45
Globe University-Woodbury Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,300 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 $15,300 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,300 $5,940
Globe University-Woodbury In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,300 $10,072
Globe University-Woodbury Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

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. This mode of delivery enables students to learn from the location of their choice and accommodates a schedule that is convenient for them. Training is provided by instructors with practical business, computer and medical knowledge and professional on the job experience. Globe College was founded in 1885 by Frank A. Maron. Mr. Maron was born and educated in Germany. Being an accomplished scholar, he received a thorough classical education in his native country. He realized a great need for a full and practical education for young men and women. He made this type of education available by establishing Globe College. From its inception, the college has always stressed the teaching of business as it is practiced in actual positions, with business firms. Through an abundance of individual help, the school combines theory with practice to produce a very outstanding graduate for the world of business. The school was purchased by Helmer Myhre and Terry Myhre in October, 1972, with each holding 50% ownership in the corporation. Minnesota School of Business/Globe College programs emphasize hands-on training, are relevant to employers' needs, and focus on areas that offer strong long-term employment opportunities. Minnesota School of Business/Globe College has seven campus locations which are conveniently located, and are accessible from major freeways, parking, and bus routes. The college campuses are located at Brooklyn Center, Oakdale - Globe, Plymouth, Richfield, Rochester, Shakopee and St. Cloud. 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 Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,924 per year for in-state students and $6,534 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,188 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.