- Minneapolis Business College
Minneapolis Business College: Twin Cities
Minneapolis Business College Location 1711 West County Road B, Roseville, Minnesota 55113
Information Type Private Two-Year College Motto Finish First President Mr. David Whitman Information 1.800.279.5200 Accreditation Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools Programs Business, Technology and Health Care Website http://www.minneapolisbusinesscollege.edu
Minneapolis Business College is a small, for-profit career college located in Roseville, MN. It was founded in 1874 and moved to its current suburban location in 1983. It has nearby housing for students but over half of students come from the Twin Cities area.
MBC awards diplomas and associate degrees. It states that it focuses on job placement for graduates and that financial aid is available for those who qualify. Its web site contains limited information but may be found at http://www.minneapolisbusinesscollege.edu.
Student Body, Admissions, and Outcomes
According to Peterson’s (http://www.petersons.com) and recent institutional publications, Minneapolis Business College has an undergraduate population of 335. Of 815 applicants, 711 (or 87%) were admitted. For the most recent year, 83% of entering students graduated and 96% of all graduates were placed in jobs.
Minneapolis Business College provides career-focused courses to high school graduates. MBC’s programs generally offer hands-on learning opportunities that help prepare graduates to start working immediately. Some programs offer externships as well. Students can graduate in 8-12 months by earning a diploma. Associate degree programs can be completed in 14-16 months. MBC groups its ten major areas of study into three main categories: Business, Technology, and Health Care. These major areas are listed below.
- Administrative Assistant/Office Administration
- Legal Administration
- Paralegal Studies
- Travel and Hospitality Management
- Computer Programming
- Computer Specialist
- Network Management
- Graphic Design
- Medical Assisting
Minneapolis Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (http://www.acics.org) to award diplomas and associate degrees. The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, http://www.caahep.org).
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