Erie Business Center South: Narrative Description

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170 Cascade Galleria
New Castle, PA 16101-3950
Tel: (724)658-9066
Admissions: (724)658-3595
Fax: (724)658-3083
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Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1894. Setting: 1-acre small town campus with easy access to Pittsburgh. Total enrollment: 100. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 45 applied, 87% were admitted. 0% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 8% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international. Retention: 80% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $4560 full-time, $456 per course part-time. Mandatory fees: $300 full-time, $152 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 6 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Business Club, Medical Club, Travel Club, Ambassadors Club. Major annual events: Winter Formal, Christmas Party, Kennywood Park Fun Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 1,725 books, 20 serials, and 8 audiovisual materials. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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