Long Island Business Institute

  • 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 665 students (83% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.

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 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty39 staff85 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Long Island Business Institute has grown by 67% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The Long Island Business Institute diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment665 students1,353 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:125:1
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# Full-Time Students554 students784 students
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# Part-Time Students111 students669 students
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% Asian
45%
7%
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% Hispanic
23%
23%
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% Black
16%
19%
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% White
9%
41%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.700.73
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College Completion Rate
24%
29%
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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 $16,279. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,279$16,279
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,096$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,751$5,500
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Acceptance Rate74%75%
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Long Island Business Institute is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens (2.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 552 students | 2.60 Mi97-77 Queens Blvd
    Rego Park NY  11374
    (718) 357-0500
    2.60552
  • 1,542 students | 2.90 Mi86-01 23rd Avenue
    Flushing NY  11369
    (718) 429-6600
    2.901,542
  • Plaza College
    Plaza College Photo
    Private for-profit
    902 students | 3.10 Mi118-33 Queens Boulevard
    Forest Hills NY  11375
    (718) 779-1430
    3.10902
  • 15,411 students | 3.80 Mi222-05 56th Ave
    Bayside NY  11364
    (718) 632-00000000
    3.8015,411
  • 19,300 students | 5.60 Mi31-10 Thomson Ave
    Long Island City NY  11101
    (718) 482-7200
    5.6019,300
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,176 per year for in-state students and $10,071 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,279 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New York is Plaza College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.