Long Island Business Institute

136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor
Flushing, NY 11354-5577
  • 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 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Long Island Business Institute is one of 6 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Long Island Business Institute is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens (0.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Long Island Business Institute places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Long Island Business Institute(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty39 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Long Island Business Institute has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Long Island Business Institute diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment397 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:128:1
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# Full-Time Students288 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students109 students538 students
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% Asian
49%
6%
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% Hispanic
29%
19%
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% Black
10%
17%
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% White
8%
49%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.69
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College Completion Rate
24%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,800$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,279 is less than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,279$16,236
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,199$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$12,125$5,549
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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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Queens County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Queens County, NY is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.