Campus & Student Life at LaGuardia Community College

Home to about 16,971 undergraduates in 2020, LaGuardia is a large, public college located in Long Island City, New York. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, LaGuardia offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by LaGuardia can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our LaGuardia Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

LaGuardia Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit LaGuardia Disability Services.

LaGuardia for the Military

While not a "service academy", LaGuardia does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit LaGuardia Veteran Services . For more information, check out our LaGuardia for Veterans Guide.

LaGuardia offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, LaGuardia does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia does not offer on-campus housing.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at LaGuardia Community College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia has a comparatively large, student body. There were 16,971 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 9,179 (54.1%). Part-time attendance was 7,792 (45.9%).

Full-timePart-timeTotal
9,1797,79216,971

LaGuardia Community College is Ranked #1,610 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, LaGuardia is about average in terms of overall diversity. We rank LaGuardia #1610 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at LaGuardia Community College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at LaGuardia by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the LaGuardia Diversity Guide.

LaGuardia Community College Athletics

We wanted to tell you about student athletes at LaGuardia, but that information was not available.

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to LaGuardia Community College Athletics

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