Laboure College

Tel: (617)296-8300
  • 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 13% over five years.
Laboure College (MA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 38 staff 90 staff
Laboure College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 757 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 757 students 2,237 students
Laboure College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 26:1
Laboure College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 87 students 758 students
Laboure College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 670 students 1,479 students
Laboure College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Laboure College Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Laboure College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Laboure College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Laboure College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Laboure College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Laboure College More (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
Laboure College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Laboure College Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.57 0.59
Laboure College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $54,800 $35,600
Laboure College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $33,507 is more than the state average of $16,937. The private state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $33,507 $16,937
Laboure College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 89%
Laboure College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $24,250 $15,250
Laboure College Median debt for students who have completed (2011-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $12,250 $5,300
Laboure College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Acceptance Rate 90% 70%
Laboure College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (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 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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Did You Know?
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 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Norfolk County, MA is Dean College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.