Latter-Day Saints Business College

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 9 community colleges within Salt Lake County, UT.
  • The nearest community college to Latter-Day Saints Business College is Fortis College-Salt Lake City (6.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Latter-Day Saints Business College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Utah for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Latter-Day Saints Business College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Latter-Day Saints Business College diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,995 students914 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio125:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,351 students270 students
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# Part-Time Students644 students644 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
12%
7%
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% Black
-
2%
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% White
65%
79%
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% Hawaiian
2%
1%
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% Two or more races
5%
1%
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% Non Resident races
15%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.37
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College Completion Rate
71%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,500$32,700
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,799$19,629
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$6,625
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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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