Katharine Gibbs School: Narrative Description

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200 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10166-0005
Tel: (212)867-9300; Admissions: (212)867-9300; Web Site: http://www.katharinegibbs.com/

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Career Education Corporation. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1918. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 2,717. Full-time: 2,717 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 56% 25 or older. Core. Accelerated degree program, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT I. Required for some: CPAt. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 50 computers available on campus for general student use.

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