BIR Training Center

Overview of BIR Training Center

BIR is in a large city, in Chicago, IL. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at BIR earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include liberal arts.

BIR Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as BIR offers open admission.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 294 students (573 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at BIR are minorities.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our mission is to provide post-secondary education that responds to a wide range of students' needs including language learning, college credit articulation, and preparation for career-changers, first-career seekers, and industry professionals to surmount the current and future challenges of a computer-driven and computer-enhanced workplace. We are committed to enabling our students to think independently, perform effectively, and compete successfully, thus making our school an invaluable resource for colleges, organizations, and companies in the public and private sectors."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting BIR

BIR Training Center
3601 W Devon Ste 210
Chicago , IL 60659
General Phone: (773) 866-0111

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BIR Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts322English
Medical Administration36medical office computer specialist
Business and Management17accounting and related services, financial management
Engineering Technician16mechanical engineering related tech

Number of programs and degrees for BIR in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3382
Award of less than 1 academic year533

BIR Student Body

In 2007-2008, BIR had a total enrollment of 294 students (573 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 6%
20-21 12%
22-24 21%
25-29 29%
30-34 13%
35-39 6%
40-49 5%
50-64 4%

BIR Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Part-Time 21 %

BIR Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

BIR Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
BIR participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3448300)

BIR Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General

Medical Administration
Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant

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BIR Highlights

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What Sets BIR Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%BIR Minority % of student body
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%BIR Number of students
Male % of student body
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%BIR Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%BIR Number of degree programs

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study

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