Long Island Business Institute: Narrative Description

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LONG ISLAND BUSINESS INSTITUTE O-43

6500 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725
Tel: (631)499-7100
Fax: (631)499-7114
Web Site: http://www.libi.edu/commack/index.html

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 261. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 36 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 104 students, 88% women, 12% men. Part-time: 157 students, 97% women, 3% men. 0% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 13% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 95% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Retention: 0% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Placement: CPAt required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $8500 full-time, $275 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $400 full-time, $50 per year part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Mendon W. Smith Memorial Library with 1,484 books, 15 serials, 184 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $5000. 77 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.