Laboure College

Laboure College

Labour 'College, also known as Caritas Labour 'College, traces its roots to the Carney Hospital Training School for Nurses which was established in 1892. It merged with the St. John's School of Nursing, and the St. Margaret's School of Nursing in 1949 to create the Catherine Labour 'School of Nursing. The institute was authorized to grant degrees in 1971, and its name was subsequently changed to Catherine Labour 'Junior College. It became a part of Caritas Christi Health Care system in 1997, and was renamed Caritas Labour 'College in 2005. The campus of this Roman Catholic institute is located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Labour 'College grants the Associate of Science, and Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing, electroneurodiagnostic technology, health information technology, nutrition and food management/ dietetic technology, and radiation therapy. A number of certificate courses are also available.

The student body of Labour 'College has a 10 percent representation from foreign countries. The college provides extensive financial assistance to students in the form of Federal grants, State grants, subsidized student loans, parent loans, and work study programs. In addition, deserving candidates are awarded the LPN Scholarship, the Catholic High School Scholarship, Alumni Tuition Benefits, and the Labour 'College Scholarship.

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Contacting Laboure

Laboure College
2120 Dorchester Ave
Boston , MA 02124-5698
General Phone: (617) 296-8300

Laboure Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine96registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology10electroencephalographic tech, radiation therapist
Medical Administration8medical records tech
Family and Social Work0human nutrition

Number of programs and degrees for Laboure in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1035
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years22
Award of less than 1 academic year92
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Laboure Student Body

In 2007-2008, Laboure had a total enrollment of 548 students (330 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 7%
Women 93%
Full-Time 36%
Part-Time 64%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 61%
Black 25%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 4%
20-21 7%
22-24 15%
25-29 27%
30-34 17%
35-39 8%
40-49 17%
50-64 4%

Laboure Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Part-Time 50 %

Laboure Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Laboure Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Laboure Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,998
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,998
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Laboure participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 632400)

Laboure Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track428

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*3$51,926
Associate professoracademic year1*3$56,977
Assistant professoracademic year1*21$55,127
Lectureracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year4$51,08328$54,853

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Laboure Degree Programs (2007)

Family And Social Work
Human Nutrition

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Laboure Highlights

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