Lansdale School of Business

290 Wissahickon Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454-4114
Tel: (215)699-5700
344 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 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 declined by 16% 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 Private for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 15 staff
24 staff

Student Body

The student population of 344 has declined by 32% 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 grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 344 students 371 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
24:1
# Full-Time Students 173 students
345 students
# Part-Time Students 171 students
155 students
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
6%
% Black
10%
13%
% White
85%
64%
% Unknown races
1%
14%
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

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $8,910 is less than the state average of $15,960. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $8,910 $15,960
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
95%
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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.