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    The College

    President: Dr. Gail O. Mellow


    395   Full Time

    723   Part Time

    58%  Have doctorate - more than

    twice the national average

    Founded: 1971

    College Revenue:

    40%   Government Appropriations

    36%   Grants and Contracts

    15%      Tuition and Fees

     9%   Other Sources

    Charitable Support:

    LaGuardia Community College
    Foundation, a separate 501(c)(3),

    has raised over $18 million since its

    formation in 2003, and has awarded

    more than 10,000 scholarships


    Secured $16.7 million from government and foundations

    Degree Students

    Adult & Continuing Education

    Annual Tuition



    54%   Full-Time
    46%   Part-Time

    Entering Academic Credential

     61%   High School

    33%   Transfer

      6%   GED (High School Equivalency)


    58%   17-22
    28%   23-29
    14%   30+


    57%   Female
    43%   Male

    Native Language


    Receiving Financial Aid


    Enrollment By Educational Programs and Services

    41%   Pre-College Academic Programs
    37%   Workforce Development and Training
    22%   Business Development Services


    22%   20-24
    18%   25-29
    20%   30-39
    17%   40-49


    57%   Hispanic
    14%   Black
     20%   Asian
      7%   White
      2%   Other 

    Business Services Programs

    • Goldman Sachs launched 10,000 Small Businesses at LaGuardia Community College. The program has helped small business owners gain greater access to education, capital and business support services.
    • The LaGuardia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides expert management and technical assistance to start-up and existing businesses.
    • NYDesigns, an incubator for design entrepreneurs, has helped create over 2,000 jobs.

    Jobs created-business  Contracts Awarded-Business

    Businesses Served-Business Loan

    Download Business Services Program

    Fast Facts Revised December 1st, 2016

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