LaGuardia Community College is committed to Offering career, as well as liberal arts and science curricula, developmental education and transfer preparation, cooperative education internships, continuing education classes, and training programs serving individuals, businesses and public agencies.
The teacher population of 609 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
|College||CUNY LaGuardia Community College||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||609 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||20,105 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||33:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||10,627 students||814 students|
|# Part-Time Students||9,478 students||1,040 students|
|% Two or more races||
|% Non Resident races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.73||0.68|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$4,566||$5,660|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$7,086||$10,250|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||80%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Founded in 1971 as part of the City University of New York, LaGuardia Community College is nationally acclaimed for its commitment in preparing students to become full participants in the economic and civic life of the city, nation and world, via its tradition of academic excellence and innovative real world applications of classroom learning. 31 Majors, 3 Certificates plus an Honors Program for highly motivated students. In 2003, LaGuardia was 1 of 13 colleges nationally to be chosen by the Policy Center on the First College Year as an Institution of Excellence, along side West Point, Purdue University in Indiana and Texas A&M. Only 2 community colleges received this honor. We also have student exchange and transfer programs with Columbia University, Barnard and Vassar Colleges. Annual enrollment is approx. 13,000 students. LaGuardia students come from the United States and more than 160 countries. Our students have high educational goals: 34% plan on earning a Bachelor's degree; an additional 45% plan on earning a Master's degree. Most students have part-time or fulltime jobs during at least part of their matriculation.
- College Location Mi. Students
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Forest Hills, NY 11375
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New York, NY 10017
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New York, NY 10016
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New York, NY 10016
919 students | 2.90 Mi254 W 54th St
New York, NY 10019
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