Detroit Business Institute Southfield

Overview of Detroit Business Institute Southfield

Detroit Business Institute is located in Southfield, MI (a small city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Detroit Business Institute is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medical adminstration, office and administration.

Detroit Business Institute Selectivity

Detroit Business Institute does not offer open admission.

Student Body

The school had 198 enrolled students in 2007-2008. Detroit Business Institute has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Detroit Business Institute-Southfield is twofold: To serve the needs of both the individual student and the community. Our role is to provide specialized vocational education which will help our students prepare for a productive career and to provide the community with employees educated in professional and vocational skills."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Detroit Business Institute

Detroit Business Institute-Southfield
23077 Greenfield Rd Ste Ll28
Southfield , MI 48075
General Phone: (248) 552-6300

Detroit Business Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology64medical assistant
Medical Administration22medical billing
Office and Administration15administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Detroit Business Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1013

Detroit Business Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Detroit Business Institute had a total enrollment of 198 students (238 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 3%
Women 97%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 3%
Black 97%
Asian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 14%
20-21 23%
22-24 22%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

Detroit Business Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 43%

Detroit Business Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Detroit Business Institute Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Detroit Business Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Detroit Business Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3005701)

Detroit Business Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Detroit Business Institute Highlights

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What Sets Detroit Business Institute Apart:

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Minority % of student body
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Top 7%Detroit Business Institute Minority % of student body
% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 10%Detroit Business Institute % of degrees in medical administration
Female % of student body
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Top 12%Detroit Business Institute Female % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Detroit Business Institute % of degrees in office and administration

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