Latter-Day Saints Business College

Tel: (801)524-8100
2,037 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
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Latter-Day Saints Business College serves 2,037 students (69.27% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 127:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 26%.
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Latter-Day Saints Business College is one of 10 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
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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 42% over five years.
Latter-Day Saints Business College 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 not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 16 staff
61 staff
Latter-Day Saints Business College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,037 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 127:1 has increased from 53:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,037 students 1,294 students
Latter-Day Saints Business College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 127:1
21:1
Latter-Day Saints Business College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,411 students
822 students
Latter-Day Saints Business College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 626 students
1,025 students
Latter-Day Saints Business College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Latter-Day Saints Business College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Latter-Day Saints Business College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
Latter-Day Saints Business College Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Latter-Day Saints Business College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
65%
57%
Latter-Day Saints Business College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Latter-Day Saints Business College More (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
15%
2%
Latter-Day Saints Business College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Latter-Day Saints Business College 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. 0.31 0.53
Latter-Day Saints Business College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,060 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,060 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,060 $5,694
Latter-Day Saints Business College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,060 $10,252
Latter-Day Saints Business College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
89%
Latter-Day Saints Business College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,994 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Salt Lake, 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake, UT is Everest College-Salt Lake City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.