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COLLEGE CLOSED MONDAY: Due to snow, the College will be CLOSED MONDAY MARCH 4th. Nursing clinicals are also cancelled. Check student email for summer registration update.
Quincy College Students: Please note that the June 8, 2018 application deadline has passed. Please contact Admissions for traditional transfer information. 

Future Students

It’s never too early to begin your journey or too late to start again. 

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Whether you are looking to go back to school to take your healthcare career to the next level, or you are looking to start your very first job in the field, we will help you get the education you need to reach your goals.

Labouré College is a small, independent, private college with a Catholic-based mission to provide exceptional healthcare education to a diverse group of students.

At Labouré College, we specialize in nursing and healthcare education. We have a proud tradition of educating nurses and healthcare professionals in Massachusetts for 125 years!

Some of our programs are offered online, some are on-campus, and some are a combination of both. Some of our programs are designed for healthcare professionals and some are open to career changes or high school students looking to take their first step into healthcare. Whatever your needs, there is a program that is right for you.

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    She understood the pressure that we were under, and that's invaluable.

    “I like that you go at your own pace; you can take a semester off to work if you needed to. I took summer classes, and that speeds it up... it helps to pace yourself better if you have to work or if you have a child.”

    Manuela Mumbi, Class of 2016


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    At Labouré, I'm getting tools to directly do a job.

    “As luck would have it, Labouré opened their first [IONM] course while I was looking... A month enrolled into the course, I was employed." 

    Jake Uminski, Class of 2017


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    Labouré students are always the strongest, clinically.

    “Even kids I've talked to that go to big name schools in Massachusetts are like, 'Wow, you really get to spend that much time in hospitals?' It's great to get that hands-on experience and ... beats just sitting in a classroom." 

    Melissa Osias, Class of 2017



Flexible scheduling for adult learners
Many of our students are commuting adults with busy schedules and lives outside of school. Most of our programs are flexible to meet your personal needs and the demands of working, and caring for your family.


At Labouré you are never “just a number”
We believe that high-quality, individualized attention from faculty and staff is critical to your success. To make sure you get the service you deserve, common student services are available through our One-Stop and our Student Success Center.


Dedicated Faculty
Our small class sizes allow for one-on-one time with your instructors and the ability to create relationships with your classmates. All of our faculty are experienced clinicians and will prepare you to enter your first job with confidence.

Join a 125-year Tradition of Excellence

Labouré College has been educating nurses in Massachusetts since 1892.

Preparing students for careers in healthcare is our sole focus. With dedicated faculty, small class sizes, and an innovative curriculum, your opportunities are wide open. Choosing a schedule that fits your life is easy with both day and evening classes and flexible scheduling in online and on-campus formats. 

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Employment Statistics

"The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment growth in this sector will be much quicker than the average for all jobs by 2024. In other words, health care employers are hiring if you have the right degree and overall education!" - US News 

Employment Growth

Jobs in healthcare are expected to grow by 19% through 2024, much faster than other industries.


Hands-on Learning

Students learn to use equipment and refine their skills in Simulation Labs and at leading Boston-area healthcare facilities.

Graduate Starting Salary

Though salary varies by program, most starting salaries are over $65,000.

Small Classes

Our dedicated faculty and small class sizes provide students the opportunity to learn and grow in the healthcare industry.


Labouré is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.). Each program is also accredited by its own discipline-specific accrediting body.

Student Centered Philosophy

Our faculty and staff are here to make sure all students, both online and on campus, get the support they need to be successful.

The Labouré Student

Our students are all driven by a passion to care for others; they inspire us every day.

Valuing Diversity

We believe that nurses and healthcare professionals should mirror the diverse makeup of their patients. We are most proud of how diverse our student body is in terms of background, age, faith, ethnicity, and income level. We believe this is the best learning environment for healthcare professionals who will treat all kinds of patients throughout their career.

Average: 32
Range: 18 - 65

Boston area: 50%
Massachusetts: 95%
Out of State: 5%
Race / Ethnicity:
Asian 2%
Black 30%
Hispanic 8%
Two+ 1%
White 53%
Unknown 5%

Small College Environment

With only about 850 students, we are able to provide individualized attention to our students.


Working & Studying

We understand that you have a life outside of school. Many of our students work, raise children, or care for elderly parents while students at Labouré.

  • Becoming a nurse allows you that flexibility to travel and do your passion, which is nursing.

    “This was the place; this was the school that you wanted to come to. ... My passion is nursing, so I figured I would come to the best school around." 

    Amanda, Associate in Science in Nursing Student


    At Labouré, I learned so much and gained the skills that I could go out into the workforce and be confident and be successful. 

    “Labouré makes it very easy to take online classes, but you still have the interaction in the school as well because you meet about 2 - 3 times per semester."

    Stephanie Harding, RNRN-BSN Student

  • I knew that it was something I wanted to do.

    “Even though it was online, it still had the feel of being a classroom... Never a day goes by that I doubt the decision to come to Labouré."

    Donna Mitchell, Coder, Class of 2015

Determined to study, but not sure if you can afford it?

Through governmental grants and private donations, Labouré College gives under-served students the dignity of supporting themselves and their families in meaningful and necessary occupations.

Contact our Financial Advisors:

For more questions or information, contact us at: (617) 322-3575