Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster (Closed 2018)

2124 Ambassador Cir
Lancaster, PA 17603
Tel: (717)394-6211
  • Located in beautiful south central Pennsylvania, CSB is a small, private school with campuses in York county and Lancaster county. Our Associate in Specialized Business degree and diploma programs provide students with relevant, practical, problem-solving curriculums for today's world of business and technology.
School Highlights
  • Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster serves 99 students (96% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster is one of 4 community colleges within Lancaster County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster is Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty8 staff25 staff
Number of Programs Offered98

Student Body

  • The student population of Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment99 students618 students
Student:Teacher Ratio12:125:1
# Full-Time Students95 students372 students
# Part-Time Students4 students246 students
% Hispanic
45%
7%
% Black
10%
14%
% White
33%
63%
% Unknown races
12%
10%
Diversity Score0.660.57
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
56%
54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$34,800

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2016)100%94%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$16,911$13,000
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,334$6,245
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • In August 1986 the Pennsylvania Department of Education, State Board of Private Licensed Schools approved CSB licensure to open a second business school in Lancaster. The school was awarded accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) in December 1987. In August 1994 the Lancaster School moved to its new location. The Lancaster campus includes 14 classrooms, a medical lab, a learning resource center, a student lounge, and a student patio. The building is situated on 3.5 acres with 200 on-site parking spaces available. The college offers Associate in Specialized Business Degree Programs (18-Month) in Business Administration: Management Trainee, Computerized Accounting Management, Computerized Office Management, Legal Administrative Assistant and Medical Administrative Assistant. Diploma Programs (9-Month) are offered in Clerical Accounting Specialist, Legal Office Specialist, Medical Office Specialist and Office Associate. CSB is an authorized Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification testing center. In addition, certification tests are also available to graduates of CSB's accounting and medical ASB degree programs.

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