Laboure College

  • 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 988 students (9% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

Laboure College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 211% over five years.
Laboure College(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions SchoolsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty137 staff285 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Laboure College has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Laboure College diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment988 students2,446 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:110:1
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# Full-Time Students92 students1,218 students
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# Part-Time Students896 students1,228 students
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% Asian
4%
5%
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% Hispanic
11%
20%
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% Black
37%
15%
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% White
42%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
7%
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Diversity Score0.670.70
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$54,800$35,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $33,507 is more than the state average of $29,755. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$33,507$29,755
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,229$11,900
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate21%70%
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Nursing Club, Student Government Association
Source: 2020 (or 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 Labour 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

The nearest community college to Laboure College is Quincy College (2.9 miles away).
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    (800) 698-1700
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    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
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    Private, for profit
    691 students | 6.30 Mi31 Saint James Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 217-9080
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    Boston, MA 02110
    (617) 951-2350
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  • Urban College of Boston
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    768 students | 6.40 Mi2 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 449-7070
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