Laurel Business Institute
Uniontown, PA 15401

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 216
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
No
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

90%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Laurel Business Institute is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 208 applications and 188 students were granted admission. Laurel Business Institute is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Laurel Business Institute's tuition was $8,794 for all students regardless of residency (36.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$6,752
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $18,092
$8,794
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,780
$8,794
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $13,780
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Laurel Business Institute's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 71% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,478 (which is 1.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Laurel Business Institute in 2016-2017, was 62, which is 82% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,146 (which is 5.1% below the national average.)

$4,478
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,407
$7,146
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,529
92%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 88%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Laurel Business Institute has enrolled a total of 216 students (206 students full-time and 10 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 216 students, 24 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

216
Total Enrollment
24
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 93%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Asian: 0%

Hispanic: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at Laurel Business Institute.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Personal And Culinary Services 36% 170
Health Professions And Related Programs 31% 144
Precision Production 4% 20
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 18
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 18
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 14
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 8

Graduation & Dropout Rates

62%
Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Laurel Business Institute full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
38%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$21,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Laurel Business Institute graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,000. Last year, out of the total 582 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 477 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 401 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 309 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $21,000 $22,300
Employment Rate 82% 77%
Total Graduates 582 401

Campus Location

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