Schuylkill Institute Of Business Technology (Closed 2007)

118 South Centre Street, Suite #2
Pottsville, PA 17901

School Highlights

Schuylkill Institute Of Business Technology served 77 students
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was less than the state average of 39%.

School Overview

Schuylkill Institute Of Business Technology
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
n/a
56 staff

Student Body

Total Enrollment
77 students
419 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
12:1
# Full-Time Students
n/a
282 students
# Part-Time Students
n/a
165 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
77 students
297 students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
166 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
313 students
% Asian
n/a
4%
% Hispanic
n/a
9%
% Black
n/a
12%
% White
n/a
61%
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
11%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.59
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
0.91%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
92%
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$13,620
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$6,234
Acceptance Rate
n/a
85%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Schuylkill Institute Of Business Technology (SIBT) was founded in 1977 as Schuylkill Business Institute and was created to serve the greater Schuylkill county area by providing post-secondary programs that will prepare students for careers in business. On November 16, 1982, the PA Secretary of education granted SBI approval to offer the Associate in Specialized Business Degree in the Executive Secretary, Business Adminstration/Accounting, and Medical Secretary Programs. The college offers programs in Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant Sciences, Professional Massage Therapist, Business Adminstration: Accounting, Paralegal/Legal Secretary, Secretarial Science: Executive Option, Network Internet Proffesional, Drafting Technology: Mechanical, Drafting Technology: Architectural, Graphic Design. Our new facility includes air-conditioned classrooms, administrative offices, a student lounge, instructional resource centre and abundant free parking. The computer lab and medical assistant labs are new with equipment.

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