Pennsylvania School of Business (Closed 2014)

265 Lehigh St.
Allentown, PA 18102
  • Pennsylvania School of Business has been providing programs for over the past 26 years that have allowed their students to succeed in the business world.
School Highlights
  • Pennsylvania School of Business serves 125 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Pennsylvania School of Business is one of 2 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Pennsylvania School of Business is Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem (4.4 miles away).

School Overview

    Pennsylvania School of Business(PA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of Pennsylvania School of Business has declined by 37% over five years.
    • The Pennsylvania School of Business diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment125 students618 students
    # Full-Time Students95 students372 students
    # Part-Time Students30 students246 students
    % Unknown races
    Diversity Score0.000.57
    College Completion Rate (Year 2013)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,400$34,800

    Finances and Admission

    • The public in-state tuition of $9,275 is less than the state average of $10,533. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
    • The public out-state tuition of $9,275 is less than the state average of $14,058. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
    In-State Tuition Fees$9,275$10,533
    Out-State Tuition Fees$9,275$14,058
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)98%94%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)$13,300$12,126
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2013)$5,461$5,000
    Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)51%72%
    Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Pennsylvania School of Business offers career programs and individual courses for day and evening students. Students may enroll into a diploma or degree program which will allow them to train for entry-level careers in Information Technology, Business Administration, Office Administration and Medical Information Technology. Each career program will include classroom instruction, individual work, and actual hands-on experience with related business computers. The college offers Diploma programs in Business Administration, Office Administration and Medical Information Technology. Specialized Business Degrees are offered in Business Data Processing Personal Computer Administration and Business Data Processing Networking Technology. Pennsylvania School of Business is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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