Olean Business Institute: Narrative Description

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301 North Union St.
Olean, NY 14760-2691
Tel: (716)372-7978; Admissions: (716)372-7978; Fax: (716)372-2120; Web Site: http://www.obi.edu/

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: small town campus. Total enrollment: 138. Students come from 2 states and territories, 34% from out-of-state, 52% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Required: high school transcript. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/31. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $8000 full-time, $300 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $80 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual events: Christmas Dinner/Dance, Graduation Dinner. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 1,800 books, 25 serials, and an OPAC. 80 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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