Laredo Community College

West End Washington St, Laredo
TX, 78040-4395
Tel: (956)721-5394
9,364 students
Public institution

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Laredo Community College is an institution committed to student success by providing comprehensive educational services that focus on the dynamic requirements and needs of its local, regional, and international community. Laredo Community College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs that suit your best interests and strengths, but so do other colleges and universities. So what makes Laredo Community College unique? It’s simple: Laredo Community College is a family. When you attend Laredo Community College, you become a part of that family. Students choose Laredo Community College because they prefer the student-friendly, supportive atmosphere created by our faculty, staff and administration. A Laredo Community College education will prepare you for a successful future, whether you choose to enter the workforce right away or continue on to a four-year university.
School Highlights:
Laredo Community College serves 9,364 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Laredo Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Webb County, TX.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Laredo (4.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Laredo Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 9,364 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 50% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,364 students
1,287 students
Laredo Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,407 students
832 students
Laredo Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,957 students
1,021 students
Laredo Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Laredo Community College sch enrollment Laredo Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
99%
7%
Laredo Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
- 12%
% White
1%
66%
Laredo Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Laredo Community College sch ethnicity Laredo Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.02 0.45
Laredo Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,900 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,148 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,900 $5,917
Laredo Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,148 $10,050
Laredo Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Laredo Community College was created as Laredo Junior College on September 28, 1946, by the voting citizens of the Independent School District of Laredo, Texas. The college is located in the city of Laredo, which was founded almost two hundred years ago by Captain Tomas Sanchez in the recently colonized province of Nuevo Santander of Spain. The name of the College was changed to Laredo Community College in August 1993. The main campus of the college includes approximately 200 acres and is located at the western edge of Laredo on old Fort McIntosh, established as Camp Crawford on March 3, 1849. Approximately three fourths of a mile of the Rio Grande River separates the campus from Mexico. LCC seeks to implement its educational philosophy by offering occupational programs, transfer curricula, adult and continuing education, developmental education, student development services, and community services. Laredo Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

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