Elmira Business Institute

303 North Main Street
Elmira, NY 14901
Tel: (607)733-7177
486 students
Public institution
EBI\'s mission is to provide educational and employment opportunities through concentrated, highly structured programs of study that prepare students for entry-level positions.
School Highlights:
Elmira Business Institute serves 486 students (86% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 1%.
Elmira Business Institute is the only community colleges within Chemung County, NY.
The nearest community college is Corning Community College (13.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Elmira Business Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 24 staff
61 staff
Elmira Business Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 486 has grown by 15% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment 486 students 1,296 students
Elmira Business Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 419 students
814 students
Elmira Business Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 67 students
1,040 students
Elmira Business Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Elmira Business Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Elmira Business Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
11%
15%
Elmira Business Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
51%
Elmira Business Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Elmira Business Institute More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Elmira Business Institute Unknown (2007-2013)
Elmira Business Institute Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.35 0.68
Elmira Business Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,100 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,100 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,100 $5,660
Elmira Business Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,100 $10,250
Elmira Business Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Elmira Business Institute is a privately owned business college offering degree and certificate programs. Elmira Business Institute has been training men and women in business, vocational and office skills for over 145 years. EBI began as Elmira Business and Shorthand College in 1858. A.J. Warner, the president of this brand new venture in postsecondary education, located his classrooms on the corner of Lake and Water Streets, just a few blocks from the present home of EBI. We have been at our present location at Langdon Plaza since June 1999. The new state-of-the-art facilities built to accommodate increases in student population and to provide classrooms and labs for new developing technology and programs. EBI opened our branch campus in Vestal, NY in May 2003. Elmira Business Institute is approved by the New York Board of Regents to confer the Associate in Occupational Studies Degree (A.O.S.). The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,301 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,953 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 65%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New York is SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.