Lansdale School of Business

290 Wissahickon Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454-4114
Tel: (215)699-5700
  • 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 344 students (50% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Lansdale School of Business is one of 6 community colleges within Montgomery County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Montgomery County Community College (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 50% 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, for profit
Total Faculty15 staff25 staff
Lansdale School of Business Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 344 has declined by 37% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment344 students571 students
Lansdale School of Business Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:126:1
Lansdale School of Business Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students173 students354 students
Lansdale School of Business Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students171 students217 students
Lansdale School of Business Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Lansdale School of Business Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Lansdale School of Business Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Lansdale School of Business Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
14%
Lansdale School of Business Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
63%
Lansdale School of Business White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
10%
Lansdale School of Business Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.0.270.57
Lansdale School of Business Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
82%
54%
Lansdale School of Business Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,600$34,800
Lansdale School of Business Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $9,720 is less than the state average of $16,591. The private state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$9,720$16,591
Lansdale School of Business In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%94%
Lansdale School of Business % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,834$13,000
Lansdale School of Business Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,281$6,246
Lansdale School of Business Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, PA 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.