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CUNY LaGuardia Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on CUNY LaGuardia Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is CUNY LaGuardia Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

CUNY LaGuardia Community College was awarded 31 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

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.

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Is It Hard to Get Into LaGuardia?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that CUNY LaGuardia Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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CUNY LaGuardia Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at CUNY LaGuardia Community College is 24 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at CUNY LaGuardia Community College is 35%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  35 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at CUNY LaGuardia Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at CUNY LaGuardia Community College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at LaGuardia

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 19,373 undergraduates at LaGuardia with 10,838 being full-time and 8,535 being part-time.

LaGuardia Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

LaGuardia scored 58.24 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  58.24 out of 100
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How Much Does CUNY LaGuardia Community College Cost?

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.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of LaGuardia, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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.

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How Much Money Do LaGuardia Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from LaGuardia make about $35,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of CUNY LaGuardia Community College

CUNY LaGuardia Community College is a public institution situated in Long Island City, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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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

CUNY LaGuardia Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at CUNY LaGuardia Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at LaGuardia

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 844 students took at least one online class at CUNY LaGuardia Community College. This is an increase from the 457 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 844 34
2016-2017 457 9
2015-2016 0 0
2014-2015 0 0
2013-2014 3,527 0

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