Ohio Business College-Sandusky

5202 Timber Commons Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870
Tel: (4.1)962-7834
271 students
Private for-profit
Ohio Business College is dedicated to the ideal that education is growth and that each person should have the opportunity to develop to his or her full potential. Ohio Business College is concerned with developing the total person so that each student will not only acquire the business knowledge and skills necessary for success, but also find a way of life that enriches the mind with understanding and sensitivity to the problems and needs of others. The faculty and administrative staff of Ohio Business College are deeply committed to an ongoing responsibility to and respect for the students, their families, and local business community. Ohio Business College continually works to instill a similar sense of pride and respect in its students and alumni.
School Highlights:
Ohio Business College-Sandusky serves 271 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Ohio Business College-Sandusky is one of 2 community colleges within Erie County, OH.
The nearest community college is Bowling Green State University-Firelands (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 166% over five years.
College Ohio Business College-Sandusky Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 16 staff
61 staff
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Total Faculty (2008-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 271 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 54:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment 271 students 1,296 students
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Student Staff (2008-2013)
# Full-Time Students 149 students
814 students
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 122 students
1,040 students
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Ohio Business College-Sandusky American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Black (2006-2013)
% White
Ohio Business College-Sandusky White (2006-2013)
Ohio Business College-Sandusky 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. 0.40 0.68
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,500 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,500 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,500 $5,660
Ohio Business College-Sandusky In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,500 $10,250
Ohio Business College-Sandusky Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Ohio Business College-Sandusky % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • In 1903 Lorain Business College was established as private, co-educational institution of higher business education located in downtown Lorain on the corner of Sixth Street and Broadway Avenue. The school operated under the management of C. L. Bair at the same location. In April 1998 name officially changed to Ohio Business College. Ohio Business College has been providing excellence in business education since 1903, with a continuing commitment to excellence and real results. With two Campus Locations, Ohio Business College offers the following business related programs: legal assistant training, business management training, web page design, IT training, as well as degrees in Finance, Accounting, Human Resource Management, and Administrative Office Assistant. Ohio Business College is also focused on providing adult continuing education programs and resources to enable getting your diploma or degree even that much easier. Ohio Business College is accredited as a business school by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Ohio Business College is authorized to grant Associate Degrees in Applied Buisness by the State Board of Career Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,611 per year for in-state students and $10,960 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,558 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Sanford-Brown College-Middleburg Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.