Blue Cliff College-Gulfport

Tel: (2.2)889-6972
350 students
Private for-profit
The Blue Cliff College-Gulfport campus is conveniently located in an 18,000 square foot building that contains six lecture rooms, one computer lab with 20 computers, two massage therapy technique labs, a hydrotherapy lab, a spa level cosmetology lab with skin and nail clinics. The College will also provide weekly clinics for the public in massage therapy and cosmetology. The facility also houses a lounge area for students, a retail area, and a learning resource center, including an electronic library, books and periodicals.
School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport serves 350 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport is one of 2 community colleges within Harrison County, MS.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Biloxi (6.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 125% over five years.
College Blue Cliff College-Gulfport 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 18 staff
61 staff
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 350 has grown by 133% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 350 students 1,296 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 169 students
814 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 181 students
1,040 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Part-Time Students (2012-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
48%
15%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Black (2006-2013)
% White
47%
51%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport More (2009-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport 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. 0.55 0.68
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,770 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,770 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,770 $5,660
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,770 $10,250
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,949 per year for in-state students and $4,819 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is East Central Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.