Metro Business College-Rolla

  • 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.
School Highlights
  • Metro Business College-Rolla serves 76 students (92% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Metro Business College-Rolla is the only community colleges within Phelps County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Metro Business College-Rolla is State Technical College of Missouri (38.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 68% over five years.
Metro Business College-Rolla(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 Faculty5 staff32 staff
Metro Business College-Rolla Total Faculty (2011-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Metro Business College-Rolla has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Metro Business College-Rolla diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment76 students1,126 students
Metro Business College-Rolla Total Enrollment (2011-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:127:1
Metro Business College-Rolla Student Staff Ratio (2011-2016)
# Full-Time Students70 students514 students
Metro Business College-Rolla Full-Time Students (2011-2016)
# Part-Time Students6 students612 students
Metro Business College-Rolla Part-Time Students (2011-2016)
Metro Business College-Rolla Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Metro Business College-Rolla Asian (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
Metro Business College-Rolla Hispanic (2011-2016)
% Black
Metro Business College-Rolla Black (2011-2013)
% White
Metro Business College-Rolla White (2011-2016)
Metro Business College-Rolla Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.51
Metro Business College-Rolla Diversity Score (2011-2016)
College Completion Rate
Metro Business College-Rolla Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2011-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,500$31,000
Metro Business College-Rolla 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 $13,433. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,325$13,433
Metro Business College-Rolla In-State Tuition Fees (2011-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%94%
Metro Business College-Rolla % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2011-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,873$12,204
Metro Business College-Rolla Median debt for students who have completed (2011-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,816$6,000
Metro Business College-Rolla Median debt for students who have not completed (2011-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Metro Business College awards Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Business & Computer Specialist and Medical Specialist. The College awards diplomas in Information Processing/Computer Operator and Medical Secretary. The College awards certificates in Administrative Assistant, Massage Therapy and Medical Administrative Assistant. Metro Business College offers 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. 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,259 students | 38.20 MiOne Technology Drive
    Linn MO  65051
  • 125 students | 45.60 Mi6915 S Hwy 63
    Houston MO  65483
  • 125 students | 52.40 Mi210 El Mercado Plaza
    Jefferson City MO  65109
  • 3,222 students | 54.20 Mi1964 Prairie Dell Rd
    Union MO  63084
  • 4,882 students | 68.70 Mi1000 Viking Drive
    Hillsboro MO  63050
Recent Articles
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.
Did You Know?
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 80%. 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.