Ohio Business College-Sheffield

Tel: (4.4)093-4310
421 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.
School Highlights:
Ohio Business College-Sheffield serves 421 students (76.72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Ohio Business College-Sheffield is one of 2 community colleges within Lorain County, OH.
The nearest community college is Lorain County Community College (1.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 183% over five years.
College Ohio Business College-Sheffield 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 17 staff
61 staff
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Total Faculty (2007-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 421 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 60:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 421 students 1,296 students
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Student Staff (2007-2013)
# Full-Time Students 323 students
810 students
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 98 students
1,036 students
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Black (2006-2013)
% White
Ohio Business College-Sheffield White (2006-2013)
Ohio Business College-Sheffield 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. 0.55 0.53
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,500 is more than the state average of $5,650. 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 $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,500 $5,694
Ohio Business College-Sheffield In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,500 $10,252
Ohio Business College-Sheffield Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Ohio Business College-Sheffield % 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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For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,552 per year for in-state students and $10,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,486 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 . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.