Laboure College: Narrative Description

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2120 Dorchester Ave.
Boston, MA 02124-5698
Tel: (617)296-8300; Admissions: (617)296-8300; Web Site:

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1971. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $951,296. Total enrollment: 432. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 88 applied, 22% were admitted. 25% from top quarter of their high school class, 25% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 31% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 72% 25 or older. Retention: 65% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, accelerated degree program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $375 per credit Part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, college yearbook, peer advisors. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Helen Stubblefield Law Library with 10,975 books, 24 microform titles, 155 serials, 650 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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