Elmira Business Institute

303 North Main Street
Elmira, NY 14901
Tel: (607)733-7177
400 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. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.ebi-college.com/disclosures.php
School Highlights
Elmira Business Institute serves 400 students (79% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
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 400 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 400 students 1,315 students
Elmira Business Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
22:1
Elmira Business Institute Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 316 students
815 students
Elmira Business Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 84 students
1,061 students
Elmira Business Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Elmira Business Institute Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
5%
Elmira Business Institute Asian (2006-2012)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Elmira Business Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
15%
Elmira Business Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
83%
49%
Elmira Business Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Elmira Business Institute More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
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. 0.30 0.70
Elmira Business Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,400 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,400 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,400 $5,590
Elmira Business Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,400 $10,086
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.

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,622 per year for in-state students and $10,281 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,958 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 0.71, 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.