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 205 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Elmira Business Institute is the only community colleges within Chemung County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Elmira Business Institute is Corning Community College (13.7 miles away).

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 LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty23 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Elmira Business Institute has declined by 48% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The Elmira Business Institute diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment205 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:128:1
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# Full-Time Students205 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students83 students538 students
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
19%
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% Black
6%
17%
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% White
87%
49%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
Diversity Score0.240.69
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College Completion Rate
25%
27%
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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 $16,236. The private state tuition has grown by 53% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$21,700$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,218$5,549
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Source: 2016 (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.

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