Blue Cliff College-Alexandria

Tel: (318)445-2778
230 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria serves 230 students (82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is one of 3 community colleges within Rapides Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Central Louisiana Technical Community College (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 650% over five years.
College Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff
61 staff
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Total Faculty (2007-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 230 has grown by 101% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 230 students 1,296 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Total Enrollment (2007-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Student Staff (2007-2013)
# Full-Time Students 188 students
814 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students 42 students
1,040 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Part-Time Students (2012-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
55%
15%
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Black (2007-2013)
% White
45%
51%
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria White (2007-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria More (2009-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.49 0.68
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Diversity Score (2007-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,345 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,345 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,345 $5,660
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,345 $10,250
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,186 per year for in-state students and $5,833 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delta School of Business and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.