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Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

Tuition for Lansdale School of Business is $10,800 for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is 22% cheaper than the national average private for-profit two year college tuition of $13,857. The cost is 15% cheaper than the average Pennsylvania tuition of $12,735 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 25th in Pennsylvania amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 34th most expensive 2 year college in the state. Price does not vary by residence.

Housing Costs

Lansdale School of Business doesn't offer on campus housing. If you're not living with family you will need to budget for food and housing in the North Wales area just like you would for a college with dorms. The estimated rent and meal expense per academic year for off campus housing is $6,813.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,450.

Other Living Expenses

Off-campus students should budget for $9,307 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The annual tuition and living expense budget to go to Lansdale School of Business was $28,370 for the 2017/2018 academic year. The cost is the same for all students regardless of Pennsylvania residence status as there is no in-state discount. Students residing at home with parents providing food and housing can expect a total cost of $18,544.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 and 2016-2017 IPEDS survey response for Lansdale School of Business and represent reported costs for the 2016-2017 and 2015-2016 academic years.

Costs and Tuition for Lansdale School of Business
Estimated Budgets
Pennsylvania Resident Total Budget (Living Off Campus)$28,370
   In-State Tuition$10,800
   Other Fees$0
   Off-Campus Housing Budget$6,813
   Off-Campus Other Budget$9,307
   Books and Supplies$1,450
Pennsylvania Resident Total Budget (Living with Parents)$18,544
   In-State Tuition$10,800
   Other Fees$0
   Family Provided Room and Board$0
   With-Family Other Living Budget$6,294
   Books and Supplies$1,450
Non-Resident Total Budget (Living Off Campus)$28,370
   Out-of-State Tuition$10,800
   Other Fees$0
   Off-Campus Housing Budget$6,813
   Off-Campus Other Budget$9,307
   Books and Supplies$1,450

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What it Really Costs

Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $28,370 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.

Net Price

The net out-of-pocket total cost you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported Lansdale School of Business net price for in-state students is $14,882* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

83% of Lansdale School of Business students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $4,478. 80 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2014/2015 was $4,214. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Lansdale School of Business, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Lansdale School of Business
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$14,882*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid83%
Average Total Grant Aid$4,478
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants80%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$4,214

Average Net Price by Family Income

The average net total cost of attendance for different levels of family income after federal, state or local government, institutional grant and scholarship aid are awarded. Data last published for the 2014/2015 academic year.

Family Income Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000$14,752
$30,001 to $48,000$14,930
$48,001 to $75,000$15,987
$75,001 to $110,000n/a
$110,000+$19,240

Average Financial Aid Mix - $28,370 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $28,370. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.

23%
33%
44%

Grants and Scholarships

 23% - $4,478

Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education, Lansdale School of Business or other organizations. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

Federal Loans

 33% - $6,234

Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.

Out of Pocket

 44% -  $8,351

Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.


*Reported Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Academic Year 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

Tuition Comparison to Similar Private Colleges in the Region

School Cost vs. Lansdale School of Business
Antonelli Institute84.2% more expensive
Hussian School of Art72.2% more expensive
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts17.1% more expensive
Triangle Tech Inc Bethlehem50.1% more expensive
Berks Technical Institute5% less expensive

Cost of a Degree

Being a school offering two year programs, prospective students should consider the multi year outlay when budgeting the cost for two years at Lansdale School of Business.

Estimated 2 Year Cost at Published Tuition

At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 2 year associate degree at Lansdale School of Business is $56,740 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.

A potentially more accurate but less conservative estimate of a degree cost can be made by using the school's annual $15,128 in-state net price as the basis. Applying this cost over 2 would estimate the cost of a degree at $30,256**

**Based on a 2 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Other Costs

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at Lansdale School of Business.

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition Per Semester$5,400
Pennsylvania Resident Total Cost Per Semester$14,185

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost for a Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Lansdale School of Business are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.

Cost per credit hour and per class at Lansdale School of Business
Price per credit hour$360
Cost for one class (3 credit hours)$1,080
Cost for one class (4 credit hours)$1,440

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Student Loans and Debt

The second consideration after understanding the cost of college is determining how to finance it. Some students are fortunate enough to have some form of family financial assistance, but student loans end up financing a significant portion of higher education in the U.S. 74% of Lansdale School of Business students receive U.S. Federal Student Loans with an average annual Federal Loan aid amount of $6,234.

Example Loan Payments and Costs

How much are student loan payments for Lansdale School of Business? Obviously this varies based on a number of factors - offsetting financial aid you receive, percentage of fee you pay upfront while enrolled and the interest rate on your loans. We've modeled a sample student loan based on current Stafford loan rates to give you an approximate idea.

The following are the costs for a loan if you borrowed $30,256, 100% of the estimated average net price for a two year program and paid nothing while enrolled. The total of all payments including interest would sum $37,540.76. This could be your effective total out of pocket cost of an education at Lansdale School of Business. Note that this calculation assumes you don't pay full list price tuition, are part of the reported 83% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $15,128. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments could be significantly higher than this example. Use our Lansdale School of Business student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

Lansdale School of Business Student Loan Payments
Example Payments
Monthly Loan Payment$312.84
Amount Borrowed$30,256.00
Interest Rate4.5%
Term10 years
Number of Monthly Payments120
Total Interest Cost$7,284.76
Sum of All Payments over 10 years$37,540.76

Affording Student Loan Payments and Post Graduation Salary

Can I afford to attend Lansdale School of Business? In the end, the answer comes down a determination if you will earn enough to comfortably pay back a student loan with your post graduation salary. This is an extremely important point to consider. In order to afford student loan payments and still meet all your other costs of living, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income earned after graduation. If you're considering attending Lansdale School of Business, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using the 10% of salary threshold, an annual income of $37,540.76 would be needed to afford a $312.84 monthly payment in the example $30,256.00 loan modeled above. You will need to determine if it is at all realistic that you will be earning this type of salary after graduation. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Lansdale School of Business in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $8,910 to $10,800. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 4.2%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you could expect to pay for a 2 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current 2 year cost of $56,740.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Lansdale School of Business.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2024$37,113$74,227
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2029$47,367$94,734
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2034 $60,454$120,907
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2037 $69,983$139,965

Comparable Cost for Popular Majors

We've compared the out of state cost of the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Lansdale School of Business to the national average for all other colleges offering the same major. Use this comparison to determine particular programs where this school offers value relative to other colleges.

Area of Study Graduates vs National Avg
Medical/Clinical Assistant Associate's Degree 29 40% costlier
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Associate's Degree 22 40% costlier
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Associate's Degree 16 60% costlier
Accounting and Business/Management Associate's Degree 13 41% costlier
Network and System Administration/Administrator Associate's Degree 9 46% costlier
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Associate's Degree 7 46% costlier
Computer Graphics Associate's Degree 4 34% costlier
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design Associate's Degree 3 41% costlier

Calculators

Use the calculators below to formulate a college savings plan for Lansdale School of Business or model a student loan.

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Plan and Save for College

Discover how much will you need to start saving now to afford Lansdale School of Business in the future.

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Estimate Loan Payments

Modify the loan assumptions to fit your financial situation and likely tuition price. Then calculate your payoff and loan payments for a Lansdale School of Business student loan.

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About Lansdale School of Business

Lansdale School of Business is a two year private college located in North Wales, Pennsylvania.  Full time enrollment is 105 and part time is 122.  Lansdale School of Business has an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

Address
Lansdale School of Business
290 Wissahickon Avenue
North Wales, Pennsylvania
19454-4114

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Lansdale School of Business is a private, for profit school.

Lansdale School of Business cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213473 IPEDS survey data.