Brown College-Mendota Heights

1345 Mendota Heights Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Tel: (651)905-3400
281 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:
Brown College-Mendota Heights serves 281 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Brown College-Mendota Heights is one of 7 community colleges within Dakota County 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 25 teachers has declined by 83% over five years.
Brown College-Mendota Heights 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 25 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 281 teachers has declined by 80% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
281 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
139 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 142 students
1,017 students
Brown College-Mendota Heights sch enrollment Brown College-Mendota Heights sta enrollment
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
% Black
8%
12%
% White
49%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
33%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,075 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,075 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,075 $5,740
Brown College-Mendota Heights In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,075 $10,252
Brown College-Mendota Heights Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location 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  |  553  students
  • Eagan Argosy University-Twin Cities
    Private for-profit
    1515 Central Parkway
    Eagan, MN 55121
    (651)846-2882
    1.8  Mi  |  1538  students
  • Eagan Northwest Technical Institute
    Private for-profit
    950 Blue Gentian Road Suite#500
    Eagan, MN 55121
    (651)332-8000
    1.8  Mi  |  0  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  |  149  students
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Did You Know?
Dakota, 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 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Dakota, MN is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.