Commonwealth Business College: Narrative Description

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325 East US Hwy. 20
Michigan City, IN 46360
Tel: (219)877-3100; Admissions: (219)877-3100; Fax: (219)877-3110; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Commonwealth Business College, Inc. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1890. Setting: 2-acre rural campus with easy access to Chicago. Total enrollment: 200. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 22% from top quarter, 75% from top half. Students come from 2 states and territories, 44% 25 or older. Core. Advanced placement, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ABLE, Wonderlic aptitude test required. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $159 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 24 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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