Elmira Business Institute

  • 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 146 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Elmira Business Institute(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty23 staff85 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Elmira Business Institute has declined by 55% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Elmira Business Institute diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 80% over five years.
Total Enrollment146 students1,353 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:125:1
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# Full-Time Students105 students784 students
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# Part-Time Students41 students669 students
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% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
3%
23%
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% Black
10%
19%
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% White
74%
41%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score0.430.73
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College Completion Rate
23%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,800$35,200
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $21,700 is more than the state average of $16,279. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$21,700$16,279
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,250$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$10,835$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Elmira Business Institute is Corning Community College (13.9 miles away).
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For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,176 per year for in-state students and $10,071 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,279 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New York is Plaza College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.