Minnesota School of Business – Rochester

2521 Pennington Drive NW, Rochester, 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.

Rochester Location

Minnesota School of Business – Rochester is located at 2521 Pennington Drive Nw in the city of Rochester. This campus has graduated about 550 students in recent years. This campus provides services for students in the form of distance learning courses for students who need to pursue their education online, flexible courses for individuals who cannot make regular hours, and remedial education classes for program or licensure preparation. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

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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

The cost of attendance is approximately - per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (507) 535-8012. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.

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%$8,717
Receiving Student Loans100%$8,017

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