Blue Cliff College-Lafayette

120 James Comeaux Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508
Tel: (337)269-0620
243 students
Private for-profit
Blue Cliff College is committed to using its human and physical resources to provide services facilitating personal growth, professional development and a sense of responsibility to our students. The primary purpose of Blue Cliff College is to help students develop a high level of competency, which is accomplished through the pursuit, assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge in academic programs. The most compelling purpose of the college is to prepare the students to function proficiently in a competitive society in the career of their choice and to create within them an awareness of professional and social responsibilities, along with an appreciation of principles of ethical conduct.
School Highlights
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette serves 243 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette is one of 4 community colleges within Lafayette Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Lafayette Campus (1.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 61% over five years.
College Blue Cliff College-Lafayette 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 14 staff
61 staff
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 243 has grown by 107% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 243 students 1,315 students
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 137 students
815 students
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 106 students
1,061 students
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Part-Time Students (2012-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
69%
15%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Black (2006-2013)
% White
29%
49%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Unknown (2006-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette 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. 0.44 0.70
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,308 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,308 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,308 $5,590
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,308 $10,086
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,437 per year for in-state students and $5,982 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,646 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.