Laredo Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

West End Washington Street

Laredo, TX 78040-4395

(956) 721-5117

Fax: (956) 721-5493

Contact: Felix Gamez

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

West End Washington Street

Laredo, TX 78040-4395

(956) 722-0521

Total undergrads: 8,256

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,825


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing and allied health programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology A
Biology A
Botany A
Marine/Aquatic Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Fashion Merchandising A
Finance/Banking A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A
Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Carpentry C
Electrician C
Power/Electric Transmission A


Agricultural Education A
Art Teacher Education A
Bilingual/Bicultural Education A
Biology Teacher Education A
Business Teacher Education A
Chemistry Teacher Education A
Computer Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
English Teacher Education A
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education A
Foreign Language Teacher Education A
Health Teacher Education A
History Teacher Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Physics Teacher Education A
Reading Teacher Education A
Spanish Language Teacher Education A
Special Education A
Speech Teacher Education A


Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering A
Agricultural Engineering A
Architectural Engineering A
Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A
Petroleum A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration C
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Occupational Health/Industrial Hygiene A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Laredo College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (956) 721-5140
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: West End Washington St, Laredo, TX 78040-4395
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,200
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,089 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,500
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,748
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,657

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Laredo College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Laredo College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 81
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 76
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 42
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Precision Production 2
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 3318

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Laredo College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,500
Out-of-state $5,748
Books and supplies $1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 852 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 851 80% $5,657
Student loan aid 27 3% $1,900

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,336 43% $4,536
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Laredo College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Laredo College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Laredo College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,200
Undergraduate enrollment 10,200
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Laredo College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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