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LaGuardia is a special place. Students from all over the world share their culture; ideas and knowledge with each other, and dedicated faculty go the extra mile to help students succeed. As alumni, you probably experienced this yourself. But did you know these impressive facts about the College that add value to your LaGuardia degree?

• LaGuardia faculty have more than twice the number
of doctorates as faculty at most community colleges
 
• LaGuardia students transfer to four-year institutions
at twice the national rate
 
• One year after graduation from LaGuardia, 40%
of students are enrolled in four year institutions
 
• LaGuardia graduates’ family income increases
by 17% upon graduation
 
• LaGuardia is one of the largest and most diverse
community colleges in the nation serving 50,000
students from 163 countries, speaking 119
languages
 
• The Small Business Development Center has saved
and created more than 1,000 jobs and infused
almost $25 million in small business loans and
grants into the business community
 
• The Division of Adult and Continuing Education,
which serves 35,000 annually, is one of the largest
programs in the country


 

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LaGuardia is a special place. Students from all over the world share their culture; ideas and knowledge with each other, and dedicated faculty go the extra mile to help students succeed.
 

 

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LaGuardia Community College

 

Located in Long Island City, Queens in New York City, LaGuardia Community College, part of the City University of New York, is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges. Founded in 1971, the College is recognized as an innovator in educating students who are under prepared for college work and/or are not primary English speakers. A catalyst for development in western Queens and beyond, LaGuardia serves New Yorkers and immigrants from over 150 countries through over 50 majors and certificate programs, enabling career advancement and transfer to four-year colleges at twice the national average. Visit www.laguardia.edu  to learn more.

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