Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau

Tel: (573)334-9181
143 students
Private for-profit
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School Highlights:
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Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau serves 143 students (92.31% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
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Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is one of 2 community colleges within Cape Girardeau County, MO.
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The nearest community college is Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 85% over five years.
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 8 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 143 teachers has declined by 67% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment 143 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 132 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 11 students
1,017 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
15%
12%
% White
82%
57%
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. 0.15 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,325 is more than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,325 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,325 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,325 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

There are three Metro Business Colleges in the state of Missouri. Located in Cape Girardeau, Rolla, and Jefferson City, our private career colleges prepare students for new careers in Business, Healthcare, and Information Technology. Metro Business College awards Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Business & Computer Specialist and Medical Specialist. Metro Business College awards Diplomas in Information Processing/Computer Operator and Medical Secretary. Metro Business College awards Certificates in Administrative Assistant, Massage Therapy and Medical Administrative Assistant. Metro Business College also offers online courses. Select from more than 100 non-credit and certification-based online courses on office productivity applications, design and media tools, computer programming, Web development, databases, hardware networks, operating systems, Cisco training, telephony, Brainbench certification exams, e-business, project management, and workplace safety. There are also several dozen QuicKnowledge courses -- short, modular, "how-to" courses in business, personal finance, and personal development. All three campuses are nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. In fact, MBC has achieved Honor Roll School status with ACICS.

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For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,421 per year for in-state students and $6,738 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,346 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri 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 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career Colleges. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.