Laboure College

2120 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02124-5698
Tel: (617)296-8300
727 students
Private not-for-profit

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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 727 students (10% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Laboure College is one of 8 community colleges within Suffolk County, MA.
The nearest community college is Quincy College (3.7 miles away).

School Overview

Laboure College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 727 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
727 students
1,303 students
Laboure College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
73 students
836 students
Laboure College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 654 students
1,046 students
Laboure College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Laboure College sch enrollment Laboure College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Laboure College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Laboure College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Laboure College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Laboure College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Laboure College More (2009-2012)
Laboure College sch ethnicity Laboure 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. 0.47 0.45
Laboure College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $30,680 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $30,680 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $30,680 $5,940
Laboure College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $30,680 $10,072
Laboure College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 27%
Laboure College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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For Boston private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,956 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Boston 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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Boston is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.