Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell (Closed 2013)

945 Greensburg Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068
  • Choosing Newport Business Institute has been a leader in business education for over 100 years. At Newport, we provide a high-quality education and hands-on experience. Newport Business Institute provides you with the training and skills that are required for life-long career success.
School Highlights
  • Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell serves 51 students (96% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell is one of 4 community colleges within Westmoreland County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell is Career Training Academy-Lower Burrell (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

    Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell(PA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell has declined by 26% over five years.
    • The Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell 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 Enrollment51 students618 students
    # Full-Time Students49 students372 students
    # Part-Time Students2 students246 students
    % Unknown races
    Diversity Score0.000.57
    College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,600$34,800

    Finances and Admission

    • The private state tuition of $13,275 is less than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
    Private State Tuition Fees$13,275$16,683
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)100%94%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$19,500$12,126
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$6,334$5,000
    Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • While at Newport Business Institute, students are able to choose from two specialized associate degree programs in Business Administration and Administrative Assistant. Our Business Administration programs provide extensive computer training, basic and advanced accounting skills, and a solid business background. Our Administrative Assistant programs provide extensive computer training, plus organizational, interpersonal communication and other necessary office skills. The college offers degrees in Accounting, Microcomputer, Accounting/Microcomputer, iCarnegie Program, Travel & Hospitality Management, Management, Retail Management, Medical Management, Executive, Medical, Legal, Accounting and Travel. The college offers Diploma Programs in Medical Office Clerical, Office Clerical, Transcriptionist, Travel and Tourism, Accounting and Other. Newport Business Institute is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education, State Board of Private Licensed Schools. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award the Associate in Specialized Business Degree, Diplomas and Certificates, in various business related subjects.

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