Erie Business Center

Overview of Erie Business Center

Erie, PA is home to Erie Business Center. Erie is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Erie Business Center go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students commonly pursue studies in business and management, computer science and engineering, law, medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine, office and administration.

Erie Business Center Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.


Erie Business Center maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

The school has 287 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Erie Business Center are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Erie Business Center

Erie Business Center
246 W Ninth St
Erie , PA 16501
General Phone: (814) 456-7504

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Erie Business Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35nursing assistant
Business and Management32accounting, marketing
Medical Administration19medical office management, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, information science
Medical Support and Technology12medical assistant
Hospitality10tourism and travel, hotel management
Therapy and Counseling9physical therapist assistant
Law7legal assistant
Office and Administration6executive secretary

Number of programs and degrees for Erie Business Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree8010
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years295
Award of less than 1 academic year351

Erie Business Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Erie Business Center had a total enrollment of 287 students (311 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 28%
Women 72%
Full-Time 74%
Part-Time 26%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 34%
Hispanic 4%
Unknown 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 9%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 21%
30-34 13%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%

Erie Business Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 54 %

Erie Business Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Erie Business Center Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
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

Erie Business Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,052
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,052
Books and supplies $ 1,080

Financial Aid:
Erie Business Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 489400)

Erie Business Center Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$28,7289$21,880
All faculty totalcalendar year4$28,7289$21,880

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Erie Business Center Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Erie Business Center Highlights

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What Sets Erie Business Center Apart:

% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Erie Business Center % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Erie Business Center Number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Erie Business Center % of degrees in office and administration
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Erie Business Center Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Erie Business Center % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in law
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Erie Business Center % of degrees in law
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Erie Business Center % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Erie Business Center % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Erie Business Center % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Erie Business Center % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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