Katharine Gibbs School (Closed 2018)

2501 Monroe Blvd
Norristown, PA 19403
School Highlights
  • Katharine Gibbs School serves 183 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Katharine Gibbs School is one of 6 community colleges within Montgomery County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Katharine Gibbs School is Valley Forge Military College (4.8 miles away).

School Overview

    Katharine Gibbs School(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

    Student Body

    • The student population of Katharine Gibbs School has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The Katharine Gibbs School diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment183 students618 students
    This chart display the total enrollment of Katharine Gibbs School and community college average number of enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
    # Full-Time Students-372 students
    This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Katharine Gibbs School and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
    # Part-Time Students-246 students
    This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Katharine Gibbs School and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    Diversity Score0.000.57
    This chart display the diversity score of Katharine Gibbs School and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%93%
      This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Katharine Gibbs School and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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