• Fast Facts

    • Over 45,000 students from more than 150 countries come to LaGuardia Community College each year.
    • Over 70% of LaGuardia students have an annual family income under $30,000.
    • Lifetime earnings increase more than $400,000 for students with an associate degree.
    • LaGuardia ranked #5 among U.S. two-year colleges in economic mobility –moving low-income people in the middle class and beyond – in a Stanford University study.


    Enrollment  Income Race  Nationality


  • The College

    President

    Dr. Gail O. Mellow

    Founded

    1971

    Grants

    Secured $16 million from government and foundations

    Faculty

    394   Full Time
    722   Part Time
    61%  Have doctorates - more than twice the national average
    Charitable Support
    LaGuardia Community College Foundation, a separate 501(c)(3), has raised over $20 million since its formation in 2003, and has provided scholarships and emergency support to more than 10,000 students.

    College Revenue

    34%   Government Appropriations
    28%   Grants and Contracts
    15%      Tuition and Fees
     23%   Other Sources
  • Degree Students

    Annual Tuition

    $4,800


    Enrollment

    55%   Full-Time
    45%   Part-Time


    Entering Academic Credential

     59%   High School Diploma

    36%   Transfer

      5%   TASC (Test Assessing High School Completion)


    Age

    58%   Under 23 
    28%   23-29
    14%   30+


    Gender

    58%   Female
    42%   Male


    Native Language

     96


    Receiving Financial Aid

     57%

  • Adult & Continuing Education

    Enrollment By Educational Programs and Services

    26%   Pre-College Academic Programs
    55%   Workforce Development and Training
    19%   Business Development Services


    Age

    16%   20-24
    18%   25-29
    26%   30-39
    16%   40-49


    Race/Ethnicity

    57% Hispanic
    20% Asian
    15% Black
    6% White
    2% Other



  • Business Services Programs

    • LaGuardia’s Business Services Programs have helped almost 25,000 small businesses grow and created over 11,400 jobs.
    • Goldman Sachs launched 10,000 Small Businesses at LaGuardia Community College. The program has helped small business owners gain greater access to education, capital and business support services.
    • The LaGuardia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides expert management and technical assistance to start-up and existing businesses.
    • NYDesigns , an incubator for design entrepreneurs, has helped create over 2,100 jobs.

    Jobs created-business  Contracts Awarded-Business

    Businesses Served-Business Loan

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    Fast Facts Revised April 12, 2018