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Latter-day Saints Business College

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The Latter Day Saints Business College (LDSBC) offers a host of degrees in business, information technology, and healthcare disciplines.

The Business Department at the LDS Business College offers associate degrees and certificates in accounting, professional sales and Windows administration. The associate degree program offers courses in interpersonal communications, financial accounting and business writing.

The Interior Design Department offers associate degrees and certificates in interior design. Courses in this program include drafting, historical furnishings and computer design. Students must submit a color board prior to acceptance into the program.

Medical concentrations available at LDSBC include medical assisting, medical coding and medical transcription. The executive medical assistant program offers courses in medical terminology, skill building and psychology.

LDSBC requires all students to take eight credit hours of religion before graduating with an associate’s degree.

LDSBC offers a General Studies Transfer Degree that is transferable to all four-year institutions in Utah that are accredited by the Northwest Association of School and Colleges and Universities. Courses in this program include college writing, personal finance math and intro to quantitative analysis.

LDSBC is accredited by the Commission on College and Universities of the Northwest Association of Schools.

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Prospective students must submit an official school application. Students must also submit a Student Commitments and Confidential Report. If the students is part of the Latter Day Saints, they must interview with their bishop and stake president; if not, they must meet with a clergy member of their own faith and submit a form. There is also a nonrefundable application fee.

The school would also like ACT/SAT results and evidence of English proficiency if it is not the native tongue.

Financial Aid

Students must fill out a FAFSA for financial aid consideration. LDSBC also offers grants, loans and scholarships.

Scholarships include the Stella Harris Oaks Horizons of Hope Scholarship and the Service Scholarship.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 6308th for the average student loan amount.
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LDS Business College was founded in 1886 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The school is owned and operated by the Church of Latter Day Saints and is part of the Brigham Young University system of schools.

The school currently enrolls close to 1400 students. There are career services to help students find employment after graduation, and a state-of-the-art library on campus.

Salt Lake City is the capital and largest city in Utah with over 180,000 residents. It is currently a thriving industrial banking center and was the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake City is home to the Church History Museum of the Latter Day Saints. The city is also home to the University of Utah.

The Utah Arts Festival has been held annually in Salt Lake City since 1977. The event brings around 80,000 people and is headquartered in nearby Park City, Utah.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Information Summary

Ranks 16th in Utah and 1907th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 1 0.05
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 1 0.05
Robbery 7 0.35
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 9 0.45
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 748 0.39
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 6 0.00
Forcible Rape 119 0.06
Robbery 340 0.18
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,658 0.87
Larceny 9,654 5.08
Vehicle theft 1,486 0.78

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Salt Lake City, UT 84101-3500
Surrounding communityMidsize city (inside urban area, pop. between 100,000 to 250,000)
Total Population3,262 (3,262 urban / N/A rural)
Households1,211 (2.09 people per house)
Median Household Income$23,703
Families440 (3.21 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Private Not-for-profit
Undergraduate PopulationMedium full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingSmall two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationLatter Day Saints (Mormon Church)
Congressional District4902

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 4667th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,060 $3,060 $3,060
FT Undergraduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $128 $128 $128
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $3,710 $3,710 $3,710
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $12,510 $12,510 $12,510
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $7,010 $7,010 $7,010

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $2,980 $3,060 $2,980 $3,060 $2,980 $3,060
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,060 $700
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $7,904 $8,112
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,144 $3,200
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,560 $3,200

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 152 14 46 9 499 740
Accounting 3 2 32 37
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 51 3 13 1 101 173
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 2 3 16 21
Business Administration and Management, General 37 2 7 2 67 117
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1 3 4
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 6 2 9 17
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 4 12 16
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 5 5
General Studies 17 2 7 4 93 129
Interior Design 2 1 42 45
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1 18 19
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 1 6 7
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 1 18 19
Medical/Clinical Assistant 8 2 7 2 21 46
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 13 4 39 58
Small Business Administration/Management 4 1 12 17
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 4 1 5 10

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1400th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $69,145 ($73,254 male / $53,880 female)
Number of FT Faculty 16 (11 male / 5 female)
Number of PT Faculty 16
FT Faculty Ratio 1 : 1
Total Benefits $1,341,000

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