Laredo Community College: Review & Facts

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Laredo Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 8,750 students enrolled. This college was established in 1947 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Laredo, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
At Laredo Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

LCC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Medical Assistant, and Installation and Repair. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Laredo Community College is relatively low at 66% (close to Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Laredo Community College is very low: 29%. Around 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at LCC is reasonable - 23:1. Read more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,000
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low - $3,700 annually. The additional fees at Laredo Community College not covered by tuition are around $2,300, which totals $6,000 a year.

Read the details about Laredo Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Laredo Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (956) 721-5140 or check Laredo Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,600
Low
Laredo Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at LCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Laredo Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: about $2,600 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Laredo Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Laredo Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Laredo Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Laredo Community College, West End Washington St, Laredo, Texas 78040-4395, USA
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