Nunez Community College

Tel: (504)278-6200
2,617 students
Public institution
Various programs offered by the Health & Natural Sciences Division includes Emergency Medical Technology Program, Nursing Assistant Certificate Program and Practical Nursing Certificate Program.
School Highlights
Nunez Community College serves 2,617 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Nunez Community College is the only community colleges within Saint Bernard County, LA.
The nearest community college is Gretna College School of Allied Health (5.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
College Nunez Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 60 staff
62 staff
Nunez Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,617 has grown by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,617 students 1,371 students
Nunez Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
22:1
Nunez Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 898 students
779 students
Nunez Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,719 students
1,083 students
Nunez Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Nunez Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Nunez Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
3%
5%
Nunez Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Nunez Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
40%
15%
Nunez Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
44%
49%
Nunez Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Nunez Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Nunez Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Nunez Community College 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. 0.64 0.70
Nunez Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,590 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,954 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,590 $5,664
Nunez Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,954 $10,360
Nunez Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
90%
Nunez Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Various programs offered by the Health & Natural Sciences Division includes Emergency Medical Technology Program, Nursing Assistant Certificate Program and Practical Nursing Certificate Program. The Emergency Medical Technology Programs prepare students to function as practitioners in the pre-hospital emergency medical environment. These curricula meet the requirements of local, state, and national accrediting agencies. Students who complete these programs successfully will be eligible to write National Registry Examinations. Certified EMTs find employment in pre-hospital healthcare, fire departments, emergency dispatch, security, safety teams, gaming, and the oil and gas industries. Nunez is a member of the Louisiana Community & Technical College System, and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees and Certificates.

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,917 per year for in-state students and $5,678 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,095 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 84%. 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.