Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau

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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 27:1.
  • 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 to Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences (2.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff32 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment118 students1,126 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
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# Full-Time Students103 students514 students
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# Part-Time Students15 students612 students
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
7%
9%
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% White
91%
67%
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Diversity Score0.170.51
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College Completion Rate
81%
39%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,500$31,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,325 is less than the state average of $13,433. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,325$13,433
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,873$12,204
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,816$6,000
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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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For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,754 per year for in-state students and $7,141 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,433 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.