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.
LaGuardia landed the #712 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when LaGuardia held the #1,076 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
LaGuardia also holds the #46 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.
Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that 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.
The student to faculty ratio at LaGuardia Community College is 20 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.
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 LaGuardia Community College is 39%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At LaGuardia Community College this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,971 undergraduates at LaGuardia with 9,179 being full-time and 7,792 being part-time.
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.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At LaGuardia, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $5,103 a year. That adds up to $20,412 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at LaGuardia is 9.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Contact details for LaGuardia are given below.
|31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2020-2021, 14,288 students took at least one online class at LaGuardia Community College. This is a decrease from the 16,902 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Took at Least One Online Class
|Took All Classes Online
*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.
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