Erie Business Center-New Castle (Closed 2014)

  • The purpose of EBC-New Castle is to provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge and positive business attitude to contribute effectively to the business community.
School Highlights

School Overview

    Erie Business Center-New Castle(PA) Community College Avg.
    Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The Erie Business Center-New Castle diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 84% over five years.
    % Black
    % White
    % Two or more races
    Diversity Score0.370.57
    College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$34,800

    Finances and Admission

    • The private state tuition of $6,720 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
    Private State Tuition Fees$6,720$16,683
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)90%94%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$15,623$12,126
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$5,575$5,000
    Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)84%72%
    Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Erie Business Center opened its doors in 1884 as Clark's Business College and quickly became one of the foremost business training institutions in our part of the country. EBC's New Castle Campus, formerly New Castle Business School, is located at 170 Cascade Galleria in New Castle, Pa. The Erie Campus is located at 246 West Ninth Street in Erie, Pa. EBC is the area's longest established career training institution. We offer both associate in specialized business (ASB) and diploma programs in a number of career fields. Erie Business Center is a progressive private institution offering programs of higher education that give people the opportunity to prepare themselves for careers in business, computer, secretarial, medical and legal fields. We are large enough to provide varied course offerings, yet small enough to give each student personal attention.

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