Laboure College

Tel: (617)296-8300
743 students
Public institution
The mission of the college is to provide high-quality associate degree education and to prepare beginning practitioners in nursing and allied health fields. Inherent in the Catholic identity of the college and our educational mission is a commitment to Judaeo-Christian principles which influence the academic curricula and the college environment. Consistent with these principles, the college seeks to give opportunities to a diverse population of students to continue their education as mature adults and responsible world citizens.
School Highlights:
Laboure College serves 743 students (13.32% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Laboure College is one of 8 community colleges within Suffolk County, MA.
The nearest community college is Quincy College (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College Laboure College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 40 staff
61 staff
Laboure College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 743 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 743 students 1,296 students
Laboure College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 99 students
810 students
Laboure College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 644 students
1,036 students
Laboure College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Laboure College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Laboure College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Laboure College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Laboure College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Laboure College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Laboure College Unknown (2006-2013)
Laboure College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.47 0.53
Laboure College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $32,833 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $32,833 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $32,833 $5,694
Laboure College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $32,833 $10,252
Laboure College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 87%
Laboure College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Our college is a small, private college affiliated with Caritas Christi Health Care. With numerous clinical affiliations that include academic medical centers, teaching and community hospitals, the college is committed to preparing its graduates to deliver patient-centered care as valued members of the health care team. Adults and traditional-aged students will find the flexible scheduling, small classes, and personal attention an ideal learning environment. Our alumni can be found in a wide variety of health care settings, including Boston\'s finest academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, and numerous health care facilities throughout New England, the nation, and the world. Founded in 1892 and re-established in 1971 with degree-granting authority, the college has an unbroken line of preparing health professionals for practice dating back to the Carney Hospital Training School for Nurses and the Catherine Labouré School of Nursing. Our college offers associate degree (AS) and professional certificate programs exclusively in health care. Our faculty and staff are committed to preparing individuals to deliver patient-centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team. Our college promotes learning that emphasizes evidence-based practice, including the latest research and the clinical expertise, quality improvement approaches, and the use of information technology. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Membership in the association indicates that the college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

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  • 761 students | 4.50 Mi10 Brookline Place West
    Brookline, MA 02445
  • 62 students | 5.00 Mi126 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 2116
  • Bay State College
    Private for-profit
    1,177 students | 5.10 Mi122 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 2116
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For Suffolk County, MA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,759 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Suffolk County, MA community colleges have a 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. of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Suffolk County, MA is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.