La Roche College was founded in 1963 by the Congregation of Divine Providence as an independent, private, Catholic college for religious sisters. The College is named for Marie de la Roche, a French woman of noble birth who became the first superior of the Congregation. The La Roche logo, the fleur-de-lis, is part of her family’s coat of arms.
At La Roche College, students embark on an educational and professional learning track that allows them to acquire professional skills through engagement in career activities and co-curricular experiences. Beginning freshman year, the Office of Career Development provides individualized assessment tools and counseling to assist students in mapping out an educational path appropriate to their intended career goals. As students progress through their academic programs, the Office of Career Development offers a full range of workshops, counseling, programs and online resources to support the transition from college to professional career.
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When you live at La Roche, you enjoy the convenience of a campus that offers:
The John J. Wright Library is a state-of-the-art facility on campus, with a collection of more than 70,000 volumes, 80,000 electronic books, 44 electronic databases, 500 periodical subscriptions and access to 30,000 government documents through a United States Government Depository Library.
Professional counseling is available at the College to address a variety of situations. Whether you experience difficulty at home or in school, we'll help you cope mentally and physically. Private, confidential sessions with a counselor are available, as well as on-campus workshops and support groups.
If you want to join a club or prefer to create your own, the Center helps you find a place to belong and welcomes new ideas.
The Center for Student Development also houses the Student Government Association (SGA) office, as well as the clubs room.
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has reaffirmed accreditation of the business programs at La Roche College.