Metro Business College-Jefferson City

210 El Mercado Plaza
Jefferson City, MO 65109-0000
Tel: (573)635-6600
The new campus of Metro Business College in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Located at 210 El Mercado Plaza, Jefferson City, next to the new West YMCA.
The new campus of Metro Business College in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Located at 210 El Mercado Plaza, Jefferson City, next to the new West YMCA.
School Highlights
  • Metro Business College-Jefferson City serves 125 students (77% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
  • Metro Business College-Jefferson City is the only community colleges within Cole County, MO.
  • The nearest community college is State Technical College of Missouri (22.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 64% over five years.
Metro Business College-Jefferson City(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 Faculty10 staff25 staff
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Total Faculty (2011-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 125 has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment125 students1,147 students
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Total Enrollment (2011-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:128:1
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Student Staff Ratio (2011-2016)
# Full-Time Students96 students514 students
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Full-Time Students (2011-2016)
# Part-Time Students29 students633 students
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Part-Time Students (2011-2016)
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Asian (2013-2016)
% Hispanic
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Hispanic (2011-2016)
% Black
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Black (2011-2016)
% White
Metro Business College-Jefferson City White (2011-2016)
% Two or more races
Metro Business College-Jefferson City More (2014-2016)
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.360.51
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Diversity Score (2011-2016)
College Completion Rate
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2011-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,500$31,200
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

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-Jefferson City In-State Tuition Fees (2011-2015)
Tuition NotesIncludes books
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%94%
Metro Business College-Jefferson City % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2011-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,874$12,874
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Median debt for students who have completed (2011-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,816$6,000
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Median debt for students who have not completed (2011-2015)
Acceptance Rate76%81%
Metro Business College-Jefferson City Percent Admitted (2011-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Metro Business College awards Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Business & Computer Specialist, Medical Specialist, Medical Billing and Coding Specialist and Accounting Paraprofessional. The College awards diplomas in Business and Computer Assistant, Accounting Assistant and Medical Office Assistant. The College awards certificates in Administrative Assistant, Massage Therapy and Medical  Assistant.  All four campuses are nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. In fact, MBC has achieved Honor Roll School status with ACICS.  For information regarding graduation adn placement rates, program costs and other information, please go to:

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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 score 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.