Lansdale School of Business

290 Wissahickon Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454
Tel: (215)699-5700
382 students
Private 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 382 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Lansdale School of Business is one of 8 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 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Lansdale School of Business Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 17 staff
61 staff
Lansdale School of Business Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 382 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 382 students 1,296 students
Lansdale School of Business Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
Lansdale School of Business Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 181 students
814 students
Lansdale School of Business Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 201 students
1,040 students
Lansdale School of Business Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lansdale School of Business Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
5%
Lansdale School of Business Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Lansdale School of Business Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
12%
15%
Lansdale School of Business Black (2006-2013)
% White
79%
51%
Lansdale School of Business White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
2%
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Lansdale School of Business Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.36 0.68
Lansdale School of Business Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,300 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,300 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,300 $5,660
Lansdale School of Business In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,300 $10,250
Lansdale School of Business Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Lansdale School of Business % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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?
For Montgomery County, PA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,551 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is Harcum College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.