Laurel Business Institute: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Laurel Business Institute is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 185 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1985 and is one of the 3 schools located in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
At Laurel Business Institute you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Laurel Business Institute follows a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Barbering and Hairstyling, Cosmetology, Pharmacy, and Massage Therapy and Chiropractic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
The student retention rate at Laurel Business Institute is relatively low at 65% (below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Laurel Business Institute is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at LBI is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,300
Average tuition prices are relatevely low, around $8,200 per year. The additional fees at LBI (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,100; this totals $9,300 annually.

Read the details about Laurel Business Institute additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
85%
According to government data, 188 applications were submitted and 159 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Laurel Business Institute is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Laurel Business Institute and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (724) 439-4900 or check Laurel Business Institute Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Laurel Business Institute, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

At present there is no on-campus housing at Laurel Business Institute.

Based on the college crime data, Laurel Business Institute seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Laurel Business Institute Location and Maps



Post Address: Laurel Business Institute, 11 East Penn St, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401, USA
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