Katharine Gibbs School-New York City

Tel: (212)867-9300
655 students
Private, for-profit
The mission of the Katharine Gibbs School - New York is to provide its students with the foundation for lifelong learning. Whether they choose to continue their education or enter the workforce, Gibbs graduates are trained to succeed.
School Highlights:
Katharine Gibbs School-New York City serves 655 students
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Katharine Gibbs School-New York City is one of 17 community colleges within New York County, NY.
The nearest community college is Wood Tobe-Coburn School (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

Katharine Gibbs School-New York City Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Private For-profit Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 years but < 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for-profit Public

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
655 students
1,282 students
Katharine Gibbs School-New York City Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
8% 7%
% Black
8% 12%
% White
3% 57%
% Unknown races"
80% 3%
Katharine Gibbs School-New York City 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. 0.66 0.53
Katharine Gibbs School-New York City Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In recent years, with the call for faster business processes and technological innovations, today's leading corporations demand an even sharper, more highly skilled professional than in years past. With our ever- expanding array of comprehensive, quality educational programs, Katharine Gibbs - New York will continue to uphold the guiding principles that this school was founded upon in 1911. Gibbs prepares their graduates for ongoing success. Katharine Gibbs School New York offers certificate and specialized degree programs in the business, administration, technology, design and criminal justice fields. The school offers degrees in Business Administration, Computer Networking, Criminal Justice, Digital Filmmaking & Multimedia, Digital Media Communications, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Office Administration and Visual Communications. At Gibbs - New York, we believe in creating a dynamic learning environment, both inside and outside of the classroom. Whether students need help within individual courses or are simply looking to expand their horizons through a variety of social, cultural and educational activities, we provide the resources to enable our students' success. We offer Mentoring and tutoring services, Confidential counseling services, Housing options & services, Workshops on resume writing and interviewing techniques, Career Services assistance after graduation and Refresher courses for alumni to keep them up to speed.

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For New York private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New York 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 0.5, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New York is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.