Laboure College

Tel: (617)296-8300
757 students
Private not-for-profit
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 757 students (11% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Laboure College is one of 8 community colleges within Norfolk County, MA.
The nearest community college is Quincy College (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
College Laboure College (MA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 38 staff
90 staff

Student Body

The student population of 757 has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 757 students 2,021 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
# Full-Time Students 87 students
758 students
# Part-Time Students 670 students
1,479 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown 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. 0.58 0.59

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $30,680 is more than the state average of $18,882. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $30,680 $18,882
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Percent Admitted 90%
Source: 2014 (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 LabourĂ© 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,705 students | 3.70 Mi1250 Hancock Street
    Quincy MA 2169
  • 2,393 students | 3.90 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing MA 02120
  • 555 students | 4.50 Mi10 Brookline Place West
    Brookline MA 02445
  • Bay State College
    Private for-profit
    1,108 students | 5.10 Mi122 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston MA 2116
  • 841 students | 5.20 Mi10 High St Ste 204
    Boston MA 2110
Did You Know?
For Norfolk County, MA private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,562 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Norfolk County, MA is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Norfolk 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Norfolk County, MA is The New England Institute of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.