Interboro Institute: Narrative Description

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450 West 56th St.
New York, NY 10019-3602
Tel: (212)399-0093; Admissions: (212)399-0091; Fax: (212)765-5772; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1888. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $518 per student. Total enrollment: 1,891. 1,765 applied, 58% were admitted. Full-time: 1,891 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 10 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 38% Hispanic, 46% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 27% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, interview. Recommended: high school transcript. Placement: CPAt required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Tuition: $7800 full-time. Mandatory fees: $35 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities. Most popular organization: OPT Society. Major annual events: Interboro Day, Senior Dinner. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols. College housing not available. Interboro Library with 5,986 books, 70 serials, 50 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $200,000. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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