Blue Cliff College-Gulfport

Tel: (228)896-9727
178 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 178 students (67% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
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 declined by 10% 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
62 staff
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 5 8

Student Body

The student population of 178 has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 178 students 1,371 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 119 students
779 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 59 students
1,083 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Part-Time Students (2012-2014)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Black (2006-2014)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport More (2009-2014)
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. 0.54 0.70
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,263 per year for in-state students and $4,258 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,237 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Jackson. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.