Laboure College

Tel: (617)296-8300
743 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 743 students (13% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more 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

The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Laboure College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 40 staff
59 staff
Laboure College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 743 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 10:1 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
1,282 students
Laboure College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
Laboure College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
99 students
810 students
Laboure College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 644 students
1,017 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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $32,833 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $32,833 $10,294
Laboure College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Laboure College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 87%
Laboure College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Quincy Quincy College
    1250 Hancock Street
    Quincy, MA 2169
    3.7  Mi  |  4578  students
  • Roxbury Crossing Roxbury Community College
    1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    3.9  Mi  |  2554  students
  • Brookline The New England Institute of Art
    Private for-profit
    10 Brookline Place West
    Brookline, MA 02445
    4.5  Mi  |  761  students
  • Boston Sanford-Brown College-Boston
    Private for-profit
    126 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 2116
    5  Mi  |  62  students
  • Boston Bay State College
    Private for-profit
    122 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 2116
    5.1  Mi  |  1177  students
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Did You Know?
For Suffolk, 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, 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Suffolk, MA is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.