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."

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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