School Highlights

LDS Business College serves 1,929 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,929 students
  • Private-state tuition: $3,160
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 57%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

LDS Business College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Utah for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 151 teachers has grown by 403% over five years.
LDS Business College
(UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Item not available
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
151 staff
119 staff
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Student Body

The student population of LDS Business College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 125:1 over five years.
The LDS Business College diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,929 students
2,532 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,269 students
439 students
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# Part-Time Students
660 students
2,093 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of LDS Business College.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
761 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
16%
13%
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% Black
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in LDS Business College and the percentage of Black community college students in UT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
43%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in LDS Business College and the percentage of White community college students in UT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in LDS Business College and the percentage of Hawaiian community college students in UT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
33%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in UT.
Diversity Score
0.68
0.42
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College Completion Rate
28%
60%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of LDS Business College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of UT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,500
$33,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of LDS Business College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of UT by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $3,160 is less than the state average of $14,215. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$3,160
$14,215
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of LDS Business College and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of UT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
58%
86%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in LDS Business College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in UT by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$6,447
$14,596
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in LDS Business College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in UT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$6,394
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in LDS Business College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in UT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
545
SAT Math
n/a
550
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,929 students
  • Private-state tuition: $3,160
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 57%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Salt Lake County, UT private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,488 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Salt Lake County, UT community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Salt Lake County, UT is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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