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Study at Laredo Community College

Laredo Community College was founded as Laredo Junior College on September 28, 1947 by the Laredo Independent School District. It was renamed “Laredo Community College” in 1993. Laredo Community College comprises two campuses - the Main Campus and the South campus. The main campus, also known as Fort McIntosh Campus, is located at the west end of Washington Street in downtown Laredo. It houses more than 25 buildings. The South Campus is located at the South Zapata Highway. The official mascot of LCC is Palominos. Some of the notable alumni of the college are Laredo businessman and LCC trustee, Carlos Carranco, Jr. and U. S. representative from District 28 Henry Cuellar.

Profile of Laredo Community CollegeThe main campus of Laredo Community College is in Laredo, TX (a medium-sized city). The school is a public school. Laredo Community College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to computer science and engineering and liberal arts.

Laredo Community College Selectivity

Laredo Community College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Laredo Community College had 7, 831 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools.

Student Life
Laredo Community College makes available a lot of student housing.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Laredo Community College is a comprehensive community college committed to providing educational services that meet the needs of the community, its citizens, and its service area. As a border community college, we are prepared for changes-both national and international-in the technological, industrial, and educational environment. Our philosophy is that education enhances the individual's opportunity for full participation in society. Therefore, we strive to ensure that all citizens have the opportunity to educate themselves to the full extent of their abilities and needs. Consequently, we are committed to an open-door policy which ensures opportunities for all types of students. LCC seeks to implement its educational philosophy by offering occupational programs, transfer curricula, adult and continuing education, developmental education, student development services, and community services. "

Laredo Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts390liberal arts and sciences
Mechanics and Repair86computer repair, diesel mechanics, automobile mechanics, autobody repair, HVAC, electrical installation and repair
Business and Management70international marketing, accounting technology, banking, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine69registered nursing, nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Computer Science and Engineering61system administration, computer programming, computer services management
Security and Law Enforcement49criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech
Family and Social Work29child development, child care provider, child care management
Medical Support and Technology25radiographer, medical lab tech, medical assistant, radiation therapist
Engineering Technician22HVAC tech, drafting
office and Administration21administrative assistant, office data entry
Therapy and Counselling11physical therapist assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11occupational therapist assistant
Construction Trades10electrician
Production Trades4welding
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate
Contact: Laredo Community CollegeLaredo Community College

West End Washington St

Laredo, TX 78040-4395

General Phone: (956) 721-5394

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