Lewis College Of Business (Closed 2013)

17370 Meyers Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
Tel: (313)862-6300 Ext. 239
  • It is the mission of Lewis College of Business to cultivate the moral and intellectual characteristics needed to make meaningful contributions to the world. Lewis College of Business provides an education that emphasizes a learning experience wherein students develop skills in the areas of communication, creative problem solving, technological literacy, self-motivated learning, integrity, and socio-cultural awareness and responsibility. Liberal Arts courses and requirements equip students with a broad base of knowledge that fuels a comprehensive worldview and facilitates the cultivation of intellectual skills.
School Highlights
  • Lewis College Of Business serves 67 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Lewis College Of Business is one of 4 community colleges within Wayne County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Lewis College Of Business is DeVry University-Michigan (6.0 miles away).

School Overview

    Lewis College Of Business(MI) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic

    Student Body

    • The Lewis College Of Business diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.50.
    Total Enrollment67 students3,505 students
    % Unknown races
    Diversity Score0.000.50

    Finances and Admission

      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2006 (or latest year available) IPEDS

      School Notes

      • Lewis Business College was founded at the beginning of the Great Depression in 1928 by Violet T. Lewis, a double minority—an African-American female. Dr. Lewis was possessed with the idea of providing education at the post- secondary level in office occupations, for African-American young adults in Indianapolis, Indiana. Due to the segregation laws at that time, the private and public post-secondary schools in Indiana did not accept African-American students. During the past 70 years, over 2,500 students have graduated from Lewis College of Business, and close to 27,000 students have attended this institution. Upon graduation, the majority of the alumni immediately enter into the world of work, while others continue their education. Lewis College of Business offers educational preparation in Liberal Arts and three career areas: Business Administration, Computer Information Systems and Office Information Systems. The academic programs at Lewis have traditionally combined theoretical and practical methods of instruction. The movement for regional accreditation started in 1975, and Lewis College of Business received accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) in 1978 as a junior college. The College's accreditation status was reaffirmed in 1982 and 1987, 1990, 1995 and 2001.

      Nearby Schools

      • College Location Mi. Students
      • DeVry University-Michigan
        Private, for profit
        289 students | 6.00 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 125
        Southfield MI  48076
      • 13,790 students | 7.30 Mi5101 Evergreen Rd
        Dearborn MI  48128
      • 16,310 students | 8.60 Mi801 W. Fort Street
        Detroit MI  48226
      • Baker College of Allen Park
        Private, non-profit
        3,372 students | 10.70 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
        Allen Park MI  48101
      • 22,914 students | 11.60 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
        Warren MI  48088
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