C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B
CUNY LaGuardia Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
31-10 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$8,590/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,563/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,185/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,195/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,381/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,137/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.95 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.89 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.88 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,587Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
75%
Varsity Athletes
0%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
23%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
83%
National
83%

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I really like my college! The area around it is not the best, mostly because of construction going on in the area, the train is not that far from the buildings, and not to mention the Long Island Railroad too, but I enjoy the area. There's restaurants nearby, security patrols the campus, and the professors are amazing! I enjoy learning new material every single day! The staff from the multiple departments are very friendly. LaGuardia is also very diverse, people from all over the world study at LaGuardia and since the college is in Queens (with Queens being the most diverse borough in New York City) it's no surprise that the school is so diverse. I enjoy the different classmates I have in my different classes.
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CUNY LaGuardia Community College has many positive qualities such as their various programs like ASAP, Fatherhood, College Discovery, One Stop and more, all to keep the community together and to help those in need. This also includes their assortment of clubs and their extra curricular activities during or after school. The school is an excellent choice for anyone who wants diversity within their campus, to become involved in school activities or to be part of some community. Of course, there is no perfection, there are some hardships such as the miscellany of professors and how they measure their work distribution as well as their personal preferences on rules to follow, which naturally is within all schools. All in all this school is a good school to begin your journey within college towards your career since it offers many programs to help their students succeed.
Fabulous! I consider that enrolling in LAGCC was one of the most appropriate and wonderful choices of my academic life. It's on account of teachers being so polite, curious and inspiring ; staff is willing to help anytime and peers making you feel the atmosphere of education.
I'm undergoing precious experience by attending LAGCC and would advise it to others, still stay in your choice. Overall it's an advise not force :-)