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Laredo College is a public institution situated in Laredo, Texas. Laredo is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

2,752 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,400 Avg In-State Tuition

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Laredo College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Laredo College.

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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Laredo College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Value Colleges for Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician College Factual
#23 Best Value Colleges for Medical/Clinical Assistant College Factual
#63 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services College Factual

Where Is Laredo College?


Contact details for Laredo College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: West End Washington St, Laredo, TX 78040-4395
Phone: 956-721-5140

Can I Afford Laredo College?

$2,400 In-State Tuition
4% Take Out Loans
7.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Laredo College students paid $100 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $152 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,400 $3,648
Fees $2,080 $2,080
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Laredo College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $1,824 a year. That adds up to $7,296 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Laredo College is 7.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Laredo College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,752 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,292 undergraduate students at Laredo College, with 2,752 being full-time and 6,540 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,752 full-time undergraduates at Laredo College, 38% are male and 62% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Laredo College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2,677
White 44
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

Over 20 countries are represented at Laredo College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Spain, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Laredo College

5,780 Took All Classes Online
7,246 Took At Least One Class Online
208.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 7,246 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Laredo College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Laredo College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Laredo College was 208.5%. This is the #210 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Laredo College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Laredo College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology 116 0 0 116
Welding Technology/Welder 107 0 0 107
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 64 22 0 86
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 46 46
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 45 45
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 7 35 42
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 38 0 0 38
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 31 31
Electrician 29 0 0 29
Petroleum Technology/Technician 0 0 23 23
General Drafting & Design Technology 11 0 10 21
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 17 17
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 14 0 14
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 3 9 0 12
Radiologic Technology 0 11 0 11
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 4 6 10
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 9 0 9
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 0 8 0 8
Laboratory Technician 7 0 0 7
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 3 3
Occupational Safety & Health Technology 1 1 0 2
TOTAL 376 85 216 677


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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