Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park (Closed 2020)

1201 2nd Street South
Waite Park, MN 56387

School Highlights

Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park served 218 students (72% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 12% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which was less than the state average of 37%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationItem not availableAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty15 staff153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park has declined by 53% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 127% over five years.
Total Enrollment218 students2,525 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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# Full-Time Students156 students1,109 students
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# Part-Time Students62 students1,416 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
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7%
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% Black
1%
13%
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% White
88%
63%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.220.57
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$36,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,040 is more than the state average of $5,427. 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 $6,082. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,040$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,040$6,082
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%86%
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Median Debt for Graduates$27,889$13,775
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$7,253
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Acceptance Rate100%83%
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ACT Composite2323
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ACT English2223
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ACT Math2222
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park is Rasmussen College-Minnesota (1.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota
    Private for-profit
    3,971 students | 1.20 Mi226 Park Avenue South
    St. Cloud, MN 56301
    (320) 251-5600
    1.203,971
  • 4,134 students | 3.50 Mi1540 Northway Drive
    Saint Cloud, MN 56303
    (320) 308-5000
    3.504,134
  • 1,838 students | 45.80 Mi1355 Highway 10 West
    Anoka, MN 55303
    (763) 433-1100
    45.801,838
  • 3,255 students | 49.60 Mi2101 15th Ave NW
    Willmar, MN 56201
    (800) 722-1151
    49.603,255
  • 8,804 students | 50.10 Mi11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
    Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    (763) 433-1100
    50.108,804
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For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $6,082 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,208 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Saint Paul College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.