Erie Business Center South

Overview of Erie Business Center South

Erie Business Center is located in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in New Castle, PA. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Erie Business Center top out at 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 at Erie Business Center often study business and management, computer science and engineering, medical adminstration, office and administration.

Erie Business Center Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.

Student Body

Erie Business Center offers classes to 76 students (87 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Erie Business Center South is a progressive, private institution offering programs of postsecondary education, which provide young men and women an opportunity to equip themselves for business careers. The educational mission of Erie Business Center South is to provide students with the skills and with the knowledge necessary to obtain entry-level positions as well as to provide area employers with quality employees. To fulfill the mission, the administration of the school directs its efforts towards creating an educational environment by making available quality curriculums and opportunities for career enhancements."

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Contacting Erie Business Center

Erie Business Center-South
170 Cascade Galleria
New Castle , PA 16101-3950
General Phone: (724) 658-9066

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Erie Business Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management14accounting, merchandising sales and marketing
Medical Administration13medical records tech, medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering5computer programming, data processing tech
Office and Administration2business support services
Law2legal secretary
Hospitality0tourism promotion

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree297
Award of less than 1 academic year72

Erie Business Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Erie Business Center had a total enrollment of 76 students (87 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 25%
Women 75%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 10%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 13%
20-21 17%
22-24 13%
25-29 17%
30-34 7%
35-39 14%
40-49 14%
50-64 4%

Erie Business Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %

Erie Business Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New Castle, 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 Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
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 $ 5,820
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,820
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Erie Business Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 489401)

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 year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

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

Erie Business Center Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Tourism Promotion Operations

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

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Erie Business Center Highlights

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What Sets Erie Business Center Apart:

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% of degrees in office and administration
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Female % of student body
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