General Information About Olean Business Institute
The mission of Olean Business Institute is to offer practical academic programs designed to provide each student with a pertinent and timely career education, while supporting his/her personal, professional, and social development in a caring environment. The college seeks to promote interpersonal and team skills applicable to a diverse workplace, to encourage critical thinking, to integrate relevant information and communication technologies and skills, to give students tools with which to make ethical decisions, and to engender the desire for life-long learning. To demonstrate its commitment to this mission and to the communities it serves, the college will: * ensure quality, relevance, and currency in all courses and programs. * adhere to accreditation criteria and standards to maintain the academic and administrative soundness of its programs. * promote the understanding of individual differences and foster appropriate attitudes for working effectively in functionally and culturally diverse teams. * offer accessibility to all qualified students. * provide personal attention to students in a caring, supportive environment. * promote and reward excellence in teaching. * be responsive to human resource and training needs of area employers. * provide opportunites for lifelong learning to community residents. * provide continuing educational opportunities for OBI graduates. * foster the spirit of volunteerism and community involvement. * foster a culture of excellence, inclusion, collaboration, and respect for diverse ideas. * encourage and support active, engaged learning activities for all members of the college community.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 34%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 94 Native American 0.0 Asian 0.0 African American 1.0 Hispanic 0.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 87 Enrolled FullTime Graduates