Du Bois Business College-Du Bois (Closed 2016)

Main Campus, One Beaver Dr
Du Bois, PA 15801
  • 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
  • Du Bois Business College-Du Bois serves 90 students (97% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Du Bois Business College-Du Bois is the only community colleges within Clearfield County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Du Bois Business College-Du Bois is Pennsylvania State University-Penn State DuBois (0.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Du Bois Business College-Du Bois(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty13 staff25 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Du Bois Business College-Du Bois has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Du Bois Business College-Du Bois diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment90 students618 students
Student:Teacher Ratio7:125:1
# Full-Time Students87 students372 students
# Part-Time Students3 students246 students
% White
% Two or more races
Diversity Score0.040.57
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,900$34,800

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,505 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,505$16,683
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2016)79%93%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$16,929$12,223
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,334$5,500
Source: 2016 (or 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 through?out 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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