Latter-Day Saints Business College

Tel: (801)524-8100
School Highlights
  • Latter-Day Saints Business College serves 1,995 students (68% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
  • Latter-Day Saints Business College is one of 10 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
  • 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 33% over five years.
Latter-Day Saints Business College(UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty16 staff34 staff
Latter-Day Saints Business College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,995 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 72% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,995 students914 students
Latter-Day Saints Business College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio125:130:1
Latter-Day Saints Business College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,351 students270 students
Latter-Day Saints Business College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students644 students644 students
Latter-Day Saints Business College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Latter-Day Saints Business College Enrollment Breakdown UT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Latter-Day Saints Business College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Latter-Day Saints Business College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Latter-Day Saints Business College Black (2007-2013)
% White
Latter-Day Saints Business College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Latter-Day Saints Business College Hawaiian (2011-2016)
% Two or more races
Latter-Day Saints Business College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Latter-Day Saints Business College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Latter-Day Saints Business College Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.37
Latter-Day Saints Business College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Latter-Day Saints Business College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,500-
Latter-Day Saints Business College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $3,160 is less than the state average of $14,781. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$3,160$14,781
Latter-Day Saints Business College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%89%
Latter-Day Saints Business College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,799-
Latter-Day Saints Business College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500-
Latter-Day Saints Business College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 City private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,905 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake City community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake City is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.