Minnesota School of Business – Elk River

11500 193rd Ave NW, Elk River, MN

Globe University was founded in 1885 as a business school, and has since that time grown into a career college with twenty-two locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.  The school’s founder, Frank A. Maron, realized the need for a practical education alternative which has become the definition of Globe’s teaching model. In addition, the school offers modernized it facilities, up to date programs, and online degree programs for those requiring flexible schedules for study.

The Minnesota School of Business was once an independent school established in 1877 by Alexander R. Archibald, a former Dartmouth College professor. The school has changed ownership multiple times in its history, eventually being purchased by Globe Education Network. The resulting merger has brought the school in line with Globe University, with the two systems working cooperatively to provide career education for interested students.

Students may choose from a variety of program that prepares individuals for employment through a targeted education that places importance on practical development alongside traditional education. Programs are taught by experienced and educated faculty that ensures students will properly implement the skills learned into the real world. Upon completion students will receive a certificate, associate’s degree, bachelors, masters, or doctorate.

Programs offered include:

  • Accounting
  • Medical Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Criminal Justice
  • Architectural Drafting and Design

Consumer disclosures and a full list of FAQ's can be found via the school website to learn more about the trajectory and intent of the school.

Elk River Location

Minnesota School of Business – Elk River is located at 11500 193rd Ave Nw in the city of Elk River. This campus has graduated over 460 students over the past few years. This campus provides services for students in the form of distance learning options for students who wish to pursue their education online, flexible scheduling for individuals who cannot make regular hours, and remedial education courses for program or licensure preparation. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Security and Protective Services

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $14,000-$17,000 per year
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $460 to $550 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$7,150
Receiving Student Loans81%$6,031

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