National Labor College

Overview of National Labor College

National Labor College is located in Silver Spring, MD (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by National Labor College is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management.

National Labor College Selectivity

National Labor College does not offer open admission.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The full-time faculty at National Labor College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

The school had 272 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at National Labor College are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

National Labor College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The fundamental mission of the National Labor College is to serve the higher education needs and desires of working men and women and their union representatives. As the college grows and develops to accommodate changing circumstances and provide greater opportunities, these two central goals remain consistent (1) bringing higher education to workers and (2) preparing union representatives for the challenge of leadership in a global economy."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting National Labor College

National Labor College
10000 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring , MD 20903-1706
General Phone: (301) 431-6400

National Labor College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management78investments and securities, labor relations, labor studies
Liberal Arts1interdisciplinary studies

Number of programs and degrees for National Labor College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree793
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years03

National Labor College Student Body

In 2007-2008, National Labor College had a total enrollment of 272 students (210 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 92%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
20-21 1%
25-29 4%
30-34 7%
35-39 18%
40-49 42%
50-64 25%
65+ 1%

National Labor College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

National Labor College Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

National Labor College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,276

Financial Aid:
National Labor College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3455500)

National Labor College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Investments and Securities
Labor Studies
Labor and Industrial Relations

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

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