Latter-Day Saints Business College

Tel: (801)524-8100
1,995 students
Private, non-profit
School Highlights
Latter-Day Saints Business College serves 1,995 students (68% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Latter-Day Saints Business College is one of 10 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
The nearest community college is Eagle Gate College-Salt Lake City (0.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Latter-Day Saints Business College (UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 16 staff
24 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,995 has grown by 15% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,995 students 372 students
# Full-Time Students 1,351 students
270 students
# Part-Time Students 644 students
644 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.56 0.37

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $3,060 is less than the state average of $14,400. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $3,060 $14,400
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • LDS Business College has provided quality education for 127 years. The school began November 15, 1886, as the Salt Lake Academy under the direction of Dr. Karl G. Maeser and William B. Dougall. Willard Done, the first teacher, welcomed 84 students when the College first opened its doors. To provide excellent career-based education, the College adopts current technologies and responds to changes in market demands. Additionally, the College offers options that prepare students to transfer to other colleges and universities. All students receive a foundation for life-long learning. The college offers Associate of Applied Science degree in several skills areas and the Associate of Science in Integrated Studies for university and college transfer. Courses are offered in Accounting, Business Skills, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Interior Design, Medical Careers and Paralegal Studies. LDS Business College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges and Universities of the Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the U. S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,555 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake County, UT 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 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.