Elmira Business Institute

303 North Main Street, Elmira
NY, 14901
Tel: (607)733-7177
416 students
Private for-profit

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EBI's mission is to provide educational and employment opportunities through concentrated, highly structured programs of study that prepare students for entry-level positions.
School Highlights:
Elmira Business Institute serves 416 students (86% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Elmira Business Institute is the only community colleges within Chemung County, NY.
The nearest community college is Corning Community College (13.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Elmira Business Institute 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 416 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
416 students
1,287 students
Elmira Business Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
359 students
832 students
Elmira Business Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 57 students
1,021 students
Elmira Business Institute Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Elmira Business Institute sch enrollment Elmira Business Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Elmira Business Institute Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Elmira Business Institute Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Elmira Business Institute Black (2006-2012)
% White
92%
66%
Elmira Business Institute White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Elmira Business Institute More (2007-2011)
Elmira Business Institute sch ethnicity Elmira Business Institute sta ethnicity
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. 0.15 0.45
Elmira Business Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,500 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,500 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,500 $5,845
Elmira Business Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,500 $10,047
Elmira Business Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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