Minnesota School of Business-Rochester

2521 Pennington Drive NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Tel: (507)536-9500
School Highlights
  • Minnesota School of Business-Rochester serves 183 students (73% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Minnesota School of Business-Rochester is one of 3 community colleges within Olmsted County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is University of Minnesota-Rochester (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 15 staff 51 staff
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 183 has declined by 60% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 139% over five years.
Total Enrollment 183 students 1,302 students
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 33:1
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 134 students 768 students
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 49 students 534 students
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2016)
% Asian
3%
5%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
4%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
8%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Black (2007-2016)
% White
68%
74%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
3%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
24%
5%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester 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. 0.48 0.44
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $35,200 -
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $6,975. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $7,510. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $6,975
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,040 $7,510
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 91%
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $27,889 -
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,500 -
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 100% 78%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 $15,390 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.