American School of Business

702 Professional Dr N
Shreveport, LA 71105-5646
Tel: (318)798-3333
  • The mission of American School of Business is dedicated to preparing its student to successfully participate in todays world of work in the medical and business industry through education and training. American School of Business provides a career training system with a professional faculty. The administrators, staff, and faculty are committed to the growth of the students as individuals and recognize that the student is the heart of our school and the purpose of the programs. Short CERTIFICATE training is available for employed adult learners who are in need of updating their skills to keep pace with the high-tech needs of today‚Äôs business environment. Fast Track CAREER DIPLOMA programs provide students with the necessary skill competencies to enter into the business or technology career fields in the shortest time possible.
School Highlights
  • American School of Business serves 61 students (70% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • American School of Business is one of 5 community colleges within Caddo County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Blue Cliff College-Shreveport (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
American School of Business(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty3 staff26 staff
American School of Business Total Faculty (2014-2016)
Number of Programs Offered65

Student Body

  • The student population of 61 has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment61 students1,493 students
American School of Business Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student:Teacher Ratio20:134:1
# Full-Time Students43 students382 students
American School of Business Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students18 students1,111 students
American School of Business Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
American School of Business Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
1%
American School of Business Asian (2010-2016)
% Hispanic
-
5%
American School of Business Hispanic (2007-2011)
% Black
79%
35%
American School of Business Black (2007-2016)
% White
19%
45%
American School of Business White (2007-2016)
American School of Business Ethnicity Breakdown LA 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.0.340.66
American School of Business Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
65%
47%
American School of Business Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,700$28,200
American School of Business Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%89%
    American School of Business % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,800
    American School of Business Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,751$5,125
    American School of Business Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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