Blue Cliff College-Houma

Tel: (985)601-4000
185 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Houma serves 185 students (91% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Blue Cliff College-Houma is one of 2 community colleges within Terrebonne Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is L E Fletcher Technical Community College (1.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 87% over five years.
College Blue Cliff College-Houma Community College Avg.
Institution Level Less than 2 years (below associate) At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff
61 staff
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Faculty (2007-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 185 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 185 students 1,296 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Enrollment (2007-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
21:1
Blue Cliff College-Houma Student Staff (2007-2013)
# Full-Time Students 168 students
814 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students 17 students
1,040 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Part-Time Students (2008-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Houma Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Blue Cliff College-Houma American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Asian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
44%
15%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Black (2007-2013)
% White
48%
51%
Blue Cliff College-Houma White (2007-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Blue Cliff College-Houma More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Unknown (2007-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Houma 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. 0.57 0.68
Blue Cliff College-Houma Diversity Score (2007-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,185 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,185 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,185 $5,660
Blue Cliff College-Houma In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,185 $10,250
Blue Cliff College-Houma Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Blue Cliff College-Houma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
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.