Brown College-Mendota Heights

1345 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights
MN, 55120
Tel: (651)905-3400
303 students
Private for-profit

Get admissions information on Brown College-Mendota Heights and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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:
Brown College-Mendota Heights serves 303 students (64% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Brown College-Mendota Heights is one of 7 community colleges within Dakota County, MN.
The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Brown College-Mendota Heights 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 303 teachers has declined by 78% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
303 students
1,287 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
194 students
832 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 109 students
1,021 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Brown College-Mendota Heights sch enrollment Brown College-Mendota Heights sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Brown College-Mendota Heights Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Brown College-Mendota Heights Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Brown College-Mendota Heights Black (2006-2012)
% White
77%
66%
Brown College-Mendota Heights White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Brown College-Mendota Heights More (2007-2012)
Brown College-Mendota Heights sch ethnicity Brown College-Mendota Heights 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. 0.39 0.45
Brown College-Mendota Heights Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,828 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,828 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,828 $5,917
Brown College-Mendota Heights In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,828 $10,050
Brown College-Mendota Heights Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Get admissions information on Brown College-Mendota Heights and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Mendota Heights Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis
    Private for-profit
    1315 Mendota Heights Road
    Mendota Heights , MN , 55120
    (651)675-4700
    0.6  Mi  |  868  students
  • Eagan Argosy University-Twin Cities
    Private for-profit
    1515 Central Parkway
    Eagan , MN , 55121
    (651)846-2882
    1.8  Mi  |  1887  students
  • Eagan Northwest Technical Institute
    Private for-profit
    950 Blue Gentian Road Suite#500
    Eagan , MN , 55121
    1.8  Mi  |  29  students
  • Eagan Rasmussen College-Eagan
    Public
    3500 Federal Dr
    Eagan , MN , 55122
    (651)687-9000
    2.3  Mi  |  733  students
  • Minneapolis Academy College
    Private for-profit
    1101 E. 78th Street, Suite 100
    Minneapolis , MN , 55420
    (952)851-0066
    4.3  Mi  |  152  students
Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.