Lansdale School of Business

  • 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 131 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.

Top Placements

Lansdale School of Business places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lansdale School of Business(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty15 staff30 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lansdale School of Business has declined by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 55:1 over five years.
The Lansdale School of Business diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 65% over five years.
Total Enrollment131 students406 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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# Full-Time Students42 students306 students
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# Part-Time Students89 students157 students
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% Asian
6%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
9%
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% Black
11%
15%
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% White
73%
57%
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% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.440.63
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College Completion Rate
87%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,600$34,800
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $9,720 is less than the state average of $16,500. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$9,720$16,500
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,066$12,495
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,631$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Lansdale School of Business is Montgomery County Community College (3.5 miles away).
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    (215) 641-6300
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    Fort Washington PA  19034
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    Glenside PA  19038
    (215) 836-2222
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  • Valley Forge Military College
    Private not-for-profit
    306 students | 12.90 Mi1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne PA  19087
    (610) 989-1450
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  • Manor College
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,884 per year for in-state students and $14,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,500 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Hussian College School of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.