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SCHUYLKILL INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY J-21

171 Red Horse Rd.
Pottsville, PA 17901
Tel: (570)622-4835; Admissions: (570)622-4835; Fax: (570)622-4835; Web Site: http://www.sibt.edu/

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Fore Front Education, Inc. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Setting: rural campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $492 per student. Total enrollment: 135. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 1% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Full-time: 135 students, 56% women, 44% men. 0% from out-of-state, 45% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 10/25.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $200. Tuition: $7000 full-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. College housing not available. Schuylkill Institute of Business and Technology Learning Resource Cent with 920 books, 20 serials, 300 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $55,000. 41 computers available on campus for general student use. from off-campusStaffed computer lab on campus.