Lansdale School of Business

290 Wissahickon Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454-4114
Tel: (215)699-5700
344 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Lansdale School of Business is a private co-educational institution dedicated to offering practical career education in business to promote the occupational competence, professional awareness, and personal growth of its students. Lansdale School of Business assists students in selecting the career paths best suited to their goals and interests.
School Highlights
Lansdale School of Business serves 344 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Lansdale School of Business is one of 7 community colleges within Montgomery County, PA.
The nearest community college is Montgomery County Community College (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
College Lansdale School of Business (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 15 staff 23 staff
Lansdale School of Business Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 344 has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 344 students 371 students
Lansdale School of Business Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 24:1
Lansdale School of Business Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 173 students 345 students
Lansdale School of Business Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 171 students 155 students
Lansdale School of Business Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Lansdale School of Business Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Lansdale School of Business Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
6%
Lansdale School of Business Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
10%
14%
Lansdale School of Business Black (2006-2014)
% White
85%
64%
Lansdale School of Business White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
11%
Lansdale School of Business Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.55
Lansdale School of Business Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $8,910 is less than the state average of $15,915. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $8,910 $15,915
Lansdale School of Business In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91% 95%
Lansdale School of Business % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Lansdale School of Business was founded April 1, 1918, by Walter E. Wireback and Wilbur M. Frantz. Founded to teach courses which would prepare serviceman to re-enter the job force after military service during World War I, the school offered bookkeeping and secretarial skills classes. Although times have changed, LSB's philosophy has remained the same: to prepare students for the rapidly changing world of business. Lansdale School of Business has experienced increasing enrollments since 1918 and has moved several times to accommodate the growing needs of the students and expanding curricula. By updating and adding courses in economics, psychology, business organization, and small business management, the school continued to grow. Lansdale School of Business offers Carrer programs in Allied Health, Business Administration and Computer Technologies. LSB offers Certificate, Diploma, and Associate in Specialized Business degree programs. Lansdale School of Business is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diploma and associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, PA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.