Du Bois Business College-Du Bois

Main Campus One Beaver Dr
Du Bois, PA 15801
Tel: (814)371-6920
121 students
Private for-profit
The DuBois Business College is a private college with campuses in DuBois, Oil City, and Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. The mission of the college is to provide quality education that is effective for a successful business career.
School Highlights:
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Du Bois Business College-Du Bois serves 121 students (85.95% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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Du Bois Business College-Du Bois is one of 3 community colleges within Clearfield County, PA.
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The nearest community college is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois (0.52 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 64% over five years.
Du Bois Business College-Du Bois 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 12 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 121 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 199% over five years.
Total Enrollment 121 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 104 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 17 students
1,024 students
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% White
93%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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. 0.06 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,205 is more than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,205 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,205 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,205 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 32 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The institution of higher learning opened in DuBois in 1885 and was then known as the DuBois College of Business. The DuBois Business College can claim the honorable distinction of being the first, and in 1905, the only strictly Business School in America to add a Home Department and provide students with the means of a healthful and good environment while attending school. The current main campus facility is located at One Beaver Drive, DuBois. The College campus occupies 4.1 acres of land, which was granted to the College by the City of DuBois. This pleasant environment consists of classrooms, computer labs, a student lounge, library, conference room, and administrative offices. The College interior is decorated and color coordinated through­out to provide a professional office atmosphere for students studying at DBC. The college offers degree programs in Accounting/Business Administration, Administrative Medical Assistant, Computer Applications/ Management, Entertainment Production Business, Executive Assistant, Information Systems Support Technician and Legal Assistant. The college offers diploma in Office Assistant, Computer Systems Support Technician and Accounting Assistant. This friendly community offers the students a healthy mountain setting, cultural activities, and the employment opportunities of a metropolitan area. Our city offers a wide variety of activities for students while attending DuBois Business College.

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For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,520 per year for in-state students and $13,155 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,322 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.