Long Island Business Institute

136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor
Flushing, NY 11354-5577
Tel: (718)939-5100
  • The mission of LIBI is to provide college-level occupational studies to prepare students for entry-level employment in court reporting. We offer flexible day and evening schedules.
School Highlights
  • Long Island Business Institute serves 397 students (73% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Long Island Business Institute is one of 6 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Long Island Business Institute(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty39 staff85 staff
Long Island Business Institute Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 397 has declined by 28% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment397 students1,688 students
Long Island Business Institute Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:127:1
Long Island Business Institute Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students288 students1,163 students
Long Island Business Institute Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students109 students525 students
Long Island Business Institute Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Long Island Business Institute Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
49%
6%
Long Island Business Institute Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
29%
19%
Long Island Business Institute Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
17%
Long Island Business Institute Black (2007-2016)
% White
8%
48%
Long Island Business Institute White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
Long Island Business Institute More (2011-2012)
% Non Resident races
4%
4%
Long Island Business Institute Non Resident (2007-2016)
Long Island Business Institute Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.660.70
Long Island Business Institute Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
24%
27%
Long Island Business Institute Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,800$35,300
Long Island Business Institute Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,279 is less than the state average of $16,254. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,279$16,254
Long Island Business Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
Long Island Business Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,199$13,747
Long Island Business Institute Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$12,125$5,868
Long Island Business Institute Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1968, Long Island Business Institute is registered by the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. LIBI's Court Reporting Program is one of only four in New York State that is approved by the prestigious National Court Reporting Association (NCRA). It is the only college in Suffolk County that offers a program in Court Reporting. Your future employers demand skilled, goal-directed personnel who can fill specialized openings. For more than forty years, LIBI has responded to that demand by teaching and placing our graduates in a variety of positions throughout the New York metropolitan area. Preparing you for your career is our utmost concern. At LIBI, we are committed to personalizing instruction, developing skills, and building confidence in the application of those skills. We offer a full complement of programs and courses which are designed to prepare you for an exciting career in today's fast-paced business world.

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