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CUNY LaGuardia Community College&

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,680 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
54.7% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
552 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at CUNY LaGuardia Community College is $4,800, which is $1,578 more than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $7,680, which is 160% of the cost for in-state students, and is $744 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,000.

In 2016, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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CUNY LaGuardia Community College has a total enrollment of 19,456 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY LaGuardia Community College is 10,651 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,805. This means that 54.7% of students enrolled at CUNY LaGuardia Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY LaGuardia Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.6% Hispanic or Latino, 17.7% Asian, 16.5% Black or African American, 10.7% White, 0.95% Two or More Races, 0.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY LaGuardia Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (15%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (10.3%) and Black or African American Female (5.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 686 more women than men graduated from CUNY LaGuardia Community College. The majority of students graduating from CUNY LaGuardia Community College are Hispanic or Latino. These 1,230 graduates mean that there were 2.53 times more Hispanic or Latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 486 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at CUNY LaGuardia Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 538 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 440 graduates and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 269 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at CUNY LaGuardia Community College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Physical Sciences, with 162 graduates, followed by Protective Services with 269 graduates and Communication Technologies with 26 graduates.


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CUNY LaGuardia Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.08M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $15,361 (0.25%), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, CUNY LaGuardia Community College had a total expenditure of $217M. Of that $217M, they spent $109M on salaries and $43.4M on benefits.

CUNY LaGuardia Community College employs 135 Assistant professors, 102 Associate professors, and 89 Professors. Most academics at CUNY LaGuardia Community College are Female Assistant professors (83), Female Associate professors (57), and Male Assistant professors (52).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY LaGuardia Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 151 employees, Management, with 146 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 110 employees.



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