Rapides County Community Colleges

There are 3 community colleges in Rapides County, Louisiana, serving 5,022 students.
The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Rapides County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 1505 Metro Dr Ste 1
    Alexandria LA  71301
    (318)445-2778

    271 students
  • 4311 South MacArthur Drive
    Alexandria LA  71302
    (318)487-5443

    2,049 students
  • 8100 Hwy 71 South
    Alexandria LA  71302
    (318)445-3672

    2,702 students
Recent Articles
January 20, 2017
We take a closer look at the Upward Bound program, which is designed to prepare students for college whom might not otherwise succeed due to economic or family factors.
January 20, 2017
The reverse transfer is growing exponentially in popularity. This is a more and more common new policy among many institutions to allow transfer of credits from four-year universities to community colleges. Why is it done, and who benefits from the policy?
January 20, 2017
Although many students need some remedial education before beginning college coursework, statistics show dismal completion rates for those who begin in remedial classes. We take a closer look at the problem, as well as some of the ways colleges are tackling it.