LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, our nation’s fastest-growing neighborhood, educates and supports more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and offer a welcoming environment for immigrants of all nations and individuals of all backgrounds. As a nationally recognized expert at pioneering innovative programs and initiatives that are quickly adopted by four-year institutions and small businesses alike, we are changing the thinking about two-year colleges, their place in higher education and their role in strengthening our nation’s economy. Since opening our doors to all in 1971, our successes reflect the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff – so that students can write their own futures, immigrants can achieve their dreams, and small businesses learn how to grow and thrive.
LaGuardia Community College opened its doors to higher education to all in 1971. Learn more about the College’s history as a bold, innovative catalyst for social change and educational equality in the 20th and 21st centuries.