Yorktowne Business Institute

Overview of Yorktowne Business Institute

York, PA is home to Yorktowne Business Institute. York is a medium-sized suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Yorktowne Business Institute go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in business and management, cooking and culinary arts, medical adminstration.

Yorktowne Business Institute Selectivity

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

Student Body

The school has 247 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Yorktowne Business Institute are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Yorktowne Business Institute was established to provide the people of south-central Pennsylvania and the surrounding region with a quality career training facility. The need exists, both locally and regionally, for an institution that will provide students with relevant, real-life career skills while instilling the self-confidence necessary to become valuable assets to any employer. In reaching out to all qualified prospective students Yorktowne Business Institute supports a diverse student body with a blend of talents and backgrounds, creating a microcosm of a business community and serving as an effective, skills-oriented training environment."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Yorktowne Business Institute

Yorktowne Business Institute
W Seventh Ave
York , PA 17404
General Phone: (717) 846-5000

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Yorktowne Business Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Cooking and Culinary Arts33pastry, chef training
Medical Administration25medical records admin, medical secretary
Business and Management16business management, accounting and related services
Medical Support and Technology11medical assistant
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Hospitality0hospitality management
Computer Science and Engineering0computer support

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree688
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years51
Award of less than 1 academic year151

Yorktowne Business Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Yorktowne Business Institute had a total enrollment of 247 students (202 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 24%
Women 76%
Full-Time 83%
Part-Time 17%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 17%
30-34 8%
35-39 9%
40-49 15%
50-64 11%

Yorktowne Business Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 73 %

Yorktowne Business Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of York, 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.

Yorktowne Business Institute Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot 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 Testsnot required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,040
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,040
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Yorktowne Business Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2120800)

Yorktowne Business Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*3$45,836
All faculty totalcalendar year2*3$45,836

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

Yorktowne Business Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Yorktowne Business Institute Highlights

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What Sets Yorktowne Business Institute Apart:

% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Yorktowne Business Institute % of degrees in medical administration
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Yorktowne Business Institute % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Yorktowne Business Institute % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Yorktowne Business Institute % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Yorktowne Business Institute Female % of student body

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