Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park

1201 2nd Street South
Waite Park, MN 56387-0000
Tel: (320)257-2000
School Highlights
  • Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park serves 218 students (72% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park is one of 3 community colleges within Stearns County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is Rasmussen College-Minnesota (1.20 miles away).

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 ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty15 staff51 staff
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 218 has declined by 67% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 84% over five years.
Total Enrollment218 students1,302 students
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:130:1
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students156 students768 students
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students62 students534 students
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
5%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
-
5%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
1%
8%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Black (2007-2016)
% White
87%
73%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
7%
5%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park 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.0.240.45
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$35,800
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park 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 $6,979. 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 $7,514. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,040$6,979
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$14,040$7,514
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$27,889$15,511
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$7,600
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%78%
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
ACT Total Avg.9079
ACT Composite2324
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park ACT Composite (2009-2010)
ACT English2224
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park ACT English (2009-2010)
ACT Math2223
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park ACT Math (2009-2010)
ACT Writing238
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park ACT Writing (2009-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,979 per year for in-state students and $7,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,283 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 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.