Erie Business Center-Erie

246 W Ninth St, Erie,
PA, 16501
Tel: (814)456-7504
247 students
Private for-profit

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Erie Business Center (EBC) is a progressive private institution offering programs of higher education for men and women. EBC is large enough to provide diverse curricula, yet small enough to give personal attention to each student. Here, every student has the opportunity to become an important part of the program. Students do not lose their identity as individuals. The purpose of Erie Business Center is to serve the people of the tri-state area by providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge and positive business mentality to contribute effectively to the business community.
School Highlights:
Erie Business Center-Erie serves 247 students (57% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Erie Business Center-Erie is one of 5 community colleges within Erie County, PA.
The nearest community college is Erie Institute of Technology Inc (3.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Erie Business Center-Erie Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 247 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
247 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
141 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 106 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 3%
7%
% Black 30%
12%
% White 65%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
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. 0.49
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,772 is more than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,772 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,772 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,772 $10,175
Percent Admitted 91%
77%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1884, EBC is the area's longest established career training institution. We offer more than 20 different associate in specialized business (ASB), diploma and certificate programs in a range of career fields. The college offers programs of higher education that give people the opportunity to prepare themselves for business, computer, office, medical, legal, and tourism careers. Erie Business Center opened its doors in 1884 as Clark's Business College and quickly became one of the foremost business training institutions in our part of the country. The Erie campus of EBC is located at 246 West Ninth Street, just west of Sassafras Street. The New Castle campus, formerly New Castle Business School, is located at 170 Cascade Galleria in New Castle, Pa. Our facilities includes classrooms and computer labs, medical classrooms and labs, EBC Blackmer Library and Jones e-global library, academic and administrative offices and student dining and housing/referral. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award an Associate in Specialized Business (ASB) degree. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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