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CUNY LaGuardia Community College Overview

CUNY LaGuardia Community College is a public institution situated in Long Island City, New York. The city atmosphere of Long Island City makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is CUNY LaGuardia Community College Known For?

10,838 Full-Time Undergraduates
$7,877 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at LaGuardia is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 35% of the faculty were full-time.

CUNY LaGuardia Community College Rankings

LaGuardia was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that LaGuardia has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for LaGuardia

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,413
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,468

Where Is CUNY LaGuardia Community College?

Location of CUNY LaGuardia Community College

Contact details for LaGuardia are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 718-482-7200
Website: www.lagcc.cuny.edu

How Do I Get Into LaGuardia?

You can apply to LaGuardia online at: www.laguardia.edu/Admissions/apply-now/

Since CUNY LaGuardia Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford CUNY LaGuardia Community College?

3% Take Out Loans
12.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of LaGuardia is $7,877. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for LaGuardia

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,333 $8,220 $10,832 $13,233 $14,517

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At LaGuardia, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,331 a year. That adds up to $17,324 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LaGuardia is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

CUNY LaGuardia Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,838 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 19,373 undergraduate students at LaGuardia, with 10,838 being full-time and 8,535 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  LaGuardia

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,838 full-time undergraduates at LaGuardia, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LaGuardia

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of CUNY LaGuardia Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LaGuardia Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,895
Black or African American 1,809
Hispanic or Latino 4,934
White 1,002
International Students 1,014
Other Races/Ethnicities 184

Online Learning at CUNY LaGuardia Community College

34 Took All Classes Online
844 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 844 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at LaGuardia has changed over the last few years.

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CUNY LaGuardia Community College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 210 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 114 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 34 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 18 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 552 0 0 0
Civil Engineering 27 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 78 0 0 0
Computer Programming 27 0 0 0
Computer Science 155 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 57 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 294 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 50 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 12 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 31 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 51 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 45 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 80 0 0 0
General Biology 38 0 0 0
General English Literature 32 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 303 0 0 0
General Psychology 205 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 70 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 42 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 570 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 31 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 117 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 9 0 0 0
Nursing 82 0 0 0
Philosophy 10 0 0 0
Public Health 3 0 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 13 0 0 0
Romance Languages 9 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 17 0 0 0
Total 6,772 0 0 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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