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Elmira Business Institute

Elmira Business Institute is an Associate's college with 431 students located in Elmira, NY.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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EBI holds Accreditation through New York State Board of Regents, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Financial Aid is available for those that qualify.

Mission Statement

EBI is a New York technology institute that is committed to advancing the careers and bettering the lives of their students. EBI is dedicated to evolving with technology to meet the demands of today's employers.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 431
Gender 18% Male / 82% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 81% Full Time / 19% Part Time
Geography 63% In State / 37% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 96% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 75%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring study skills assistance writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates employment services for undergraduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Medical/Clinical Assistant (54%), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder (19%), Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science (16%), Accounting (10%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Job Opportunities:

Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Budget Analysts
Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
Credit Analysts
Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.
Financial Examiners
Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.


A program that prepares individuals to perform specialized data entry, classification, and record-keeping procedures related to medical diagnostic, treatment, billing, and insurance documentation. Includes instruction in medical records and insurance software applications, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, fundamentals of medical science and treatment procedures, data classification and coding, data entry skills, and regulations relating to Medicare and insurance documentation.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.
Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Administration & Faculty

President Brad C. Phillips
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 14
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 21 : 78
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $24,053 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $23,902
$48K-$75K $26,117

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $14,400, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,400 Same as On-Campus
Fees $700 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,164
Books $4,000 $4,000
Total (before financial aid) $19,100 $29,264

Students Receiving Aid

96% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 76% $6,521
Federal Scholarships/Grants 96% $2,982
Pell Grants 96% $2,982
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 76% $1,191
Student Loans 76% $6,521

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

4% of students graduated on time.

27% of students graduated in six years.

38% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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