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 83% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
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 Baccalaureate/Associates 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 student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
655 students
1,303 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
39% 7%
% Black
40% 12%
% White
17% 67%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Katharine Gibbs School-New York City sch ethnicity Katharine Gibbs School-New York City 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. 0.66 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 90%
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For New York private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,615 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 54%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in New York is CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.