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Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau

Metro Business College-Cape Girardeau is an Associate's college with 137 students located in Cape Girardeau, MO.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 137
Gender 16% Male / 84% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 91% Full Time / 9% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 96% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 89%
Black or African American 11%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: study skills assistance tutoring
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling economically disadvantaged students services employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder (47%), Medical Office Assistant/Specialist (29%), Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry (20%), Accounting (2%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Job Opportunities:

Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Budget Analysts
Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
Credit Analysts
Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.
Financial Examiners
Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to support business information operations by using computer equipment to enter, process, and retrieve data for a wide variety of administrative purposes. Includes instruction in using basic business software and hardware, business computer networking, principles of desktop publishing, preparing mass mailings, compiling and editing spreadsheets, list maintenance, preparing tables and graphs, receipt control, and preparing business performance reports.

Job Opportunities:

Data Entry Keyers
Operate data entry device, such as keyboard or photo composing perforator. Duties may include verifying data and preparing materials for printing.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to perform specialized data entry, classification, and record-keeping procedures related to medical diagnostic, treatment, billing, and insurance documentation. Includes instruction in medical records and insurance software applications, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, fundamentals of medical science and treatment procedures, data classification and coding, data entry skills, and regulations relating to Medicare and insurance documentation.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.
Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.

Administration & Faculty

Chief Executive Officer George Holske
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 11
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 27 : 72
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,142 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $9,944
$30K-$48K $10,498
$48K-$75K $15,448

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $10,200, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,200 Same as On-Campus
Fees $125 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,112
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $10,325 $15,437

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 92% $9,059
Federal Scholarships/Grants 96% $4,804
Institutional Grants 8% $500
Other Federal Grants 20% $240
Pell Grants 96% $4,754
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 24% $6,289
Student Loans 92% $9,059

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

20% of students graduated on time.

51% of students graduated in six years.

22% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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