Globe University-Woodbury

8089 Globe Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125-3388
Tel: (651)332-8000
  • 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 776 students (67% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 26%.
  • Globe University-Woodbury is one of 2 community colleges within Washington County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is Century College (6.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Globe University-Woodbury (MN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 48 staff 51 staff
Globe University-Woodbury Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 776 has declined by 46% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 776 students 1,302 students
Globe University-Woodbury Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 33:1
Globe University-Woodbury Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 523 students 768 students
Globe University-Woodbury Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 253 students 534 students
Globe University-Woodbury Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Globe University-Woodbury Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 493 students 500 students
# Graduate Students 30 students 36 students
Globe University-Woodbury Graduation BreakDown MN All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Globe University-Woodbury American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Globe University-Woodbury Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Globe University-Woodbury Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Globe University-Woodbury Black (2007-2016)
% White
Globe University-Woodbury White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Globe University-Woodbury More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Globe University-Woodbury Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.35 0.44
Globe University-Woodbury Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $31,500 $35,800
Globe University-Woodbury Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,040 is less than the state average of $16,367. The private state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $14,040 $16,367
Globe University-Woodbury In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 91%
Globe University-Woodbury % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $25,555 $15,511
Globe University-Woodbury Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $7,500 $7,600
Globe University-Woodbury Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 88% 78%
Globe University-Woodbury Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $6,975 per year for in-state students and $7,510 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,367 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 83%. 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 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.