Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,250
2018 Average Net Price
$10,591
After Financial Aid
2016 Default Rate
21.2%
on Student Loans
2018 Enrolled Students
45
82.2% Full-Time

About

Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is a higher education institution located in Cape Girardeau County, MO. In 2019, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau were Medical Administrative Assistant (16 degrees awarded) and General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science (1 degrees).

In 2019, 34 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau. 94.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5.88% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (28 degrees), 4.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is $11,250, which is $−3,691 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2019, the median undergraduate tuition at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is $11,250

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,591.

In 2018, 84% of undergraduate students attending Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,250
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau was $11,250.

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Average Net Price

$10,591
2018 Value
20.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2018 Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,591. Between 2017 and 2018, the average net price of Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau grew by 20.1%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau received financial aid through grants or loans in 2018. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2017, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
21.2%
2016 Default Rate
51
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau was 21.2%, which represents 51 out of the 241 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau had a total enrollment of 45 students in 2018. The full-time enrollment at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is 37 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 82.2% of students enrolled at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.1% White, 26.7% Black or African American, and 2.22% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (67.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (27%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau in 2018, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45 students. The full-time enrollment at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is 37 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 82.2% of students enrolled at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2018 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    32 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    12 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is 71.1% White, 26.7% Black or African American, and 2.22% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 30 more women than men received degrees from Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is white (28 degrees awarded). There were 4.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is Medical Administrative Assistant (16 degrees awarded), followed by General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science (1 degrees).

In 2019,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (30 degrees awarded) and Business (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau in 2019 are Health (30 degrees awarded) and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2019).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are Health (30 degrees awarded) and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2019).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are Health (30 degrees awarded) and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2019).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau.

In 2019, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau was Medical Administrative Assistant with 16 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
32
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau, which is 0.0625 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (32).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 1 degrees were awarded to men at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau in Medical Administrative Assistant, which is 0.0667 times less than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau in Medical Administrative Assistant, which is 15 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2018 at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is Female and White (76.9% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2019)
  1. White
    28 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is white (28 degrees awarded). There were 4.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2019)
  1. White Female
    27 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is white female (27 degrees awarded). There were 5.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (5 degrees).

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Operations

Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau employs 3 Instructors. Most academics at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are Female Instructor (3), and Male Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau are: Office and Administrative Support, with 3 employees, and Management, with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$377k
2018 Salaries
14%
decline from 2017

In 2018, Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau paid a median of $377k in salaries, a 14% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$82.1k
Instructional Salaries
3
Number of Employees

In 2018, Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau paid a total of $82.1k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
3 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2018, the most common positions for instructional staff at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau was Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2018, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau were Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees, Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2018)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2018, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau was Female Instructor with 3 employees, and Male Instructor with 0 employees.

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