Metro Business College Of Cape Girardeau

Overview of Metro Business College Of Cape Girardeau

Metro Business College can be found in Cape Girardeau, MO (a self-contained town). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Metro Business College.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in medical adminstration, office and administration, therapy and counseling.

Metro Business College Selectivity

Metro Business College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 396 students were enrolled in Metro Business College. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Metro Business College is dedicated to the personal and educational development of each of its students. The programs of study are designed around a philosophy of individualized learning and quality instruction. As an educational and training institution, Metro Business College is concerned not only with the education of our students in specialized training programs but also with their personal development. We endeavor to prepare men and women to meet career demands and to develop within them a sense of responsibility to their families, to their employers, to their community, and to themselves."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Metro Business College

Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau
1732 N Kingshighway
Cape Girardeau , MO 63701
General Phone: (573) 334-9181

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Metro Business College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Administration154medical office assistant, medical secretary
Office and Administration119administrative assistant, office data entry
Therapy and Counseling65massage therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Metro Business College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1314
Associate's degree1422
Award of less than 1 academic year651

Metro Business College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Metro Business College had a total enrollment of 396 students (307 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 13%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 21%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Metro Business College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 60 %

Metro Business College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cape Girardeau, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Metro Business College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,085
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,085

Financial Aid:
Metro Business College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2180200)

Metro Business College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year10$32,87526$30,309
All faculty totalcalendar year10$32,87526$30,309

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Metro Business College Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Metro Business College Highlights

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What Sets Metro Business College Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Metro Business College Female % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 14%Metro Business College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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