Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau

  • Metro Business College provides career focused carrer training in a friendly supportive environment. In as few as 9 to 18 months, you could develop the skills you need for an exciting new carrer. All our programs include special training in personal development, interviewing techniques and career management skills to help you succeed.
School Highlights
  • Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau serves 118 students (87% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is one of 2 community colleges within Cape Girardeau County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 68% over five years.
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau(MO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty7 staff25 staff
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 118 has declined by 42% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment118 students1,147 students
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:128:1
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students103 students514 students
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students15 students633 students
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
3%
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
7%
9%
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Black (2007-2016)
% White
91%
67%
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau White (2007-2016)
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Ethnicity Breakdown MO 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.0.170.51
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
81%
39%
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,500$31,200
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,325 is less than the state average of $13,154. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,325$13,154
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,874$12,874
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,816$6,000
Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,734 per year for in-state students and $7,115 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,154 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 82%. 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 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.