• EBI's mission is to provide educational and employment opportunities through concentrated, highly structured programs of study that prepare students for entry-level positions. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.ebi-college.com/disclosures.php

School Highlights

Elmira Business Institute serves 100 students (75% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 100 students
  • Private-state tuition: $21,700
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Elmira Business Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
Elmira Business Institute
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
14 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Elmira Business Institute has declined by 75% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Elmira Business Institute diversity score of 0.72 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
100 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
75 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
25 students
579 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
2%
8%
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% Hispanic
9%
24%
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% Black
14%
19%
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% White
45%
39%
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% Hawaiian
2%
n/a
% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
21%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.72
0.74
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College Completion Rate
22%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$22,800
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $21,700 is more than the state average of $16,522. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$21,700
$16,522
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$27,438
$14,216
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,753
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Elmira Business Institute and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 100 students
  • Private-state tuition: $21,700
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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