Nunez Community College

Tel: (504)278-6200
2,558 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 2,558 students (35% of students are full-time).
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 St. Bernard Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Gretna College School of Allied Health (5.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
College Nunez Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 55 staff
61 staff
Nunez Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,558 has grown by 74% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,558 students 1,296 students
Nunez Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 883 students
814 students
Nunez Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,675 students
1,040 students
Nunez Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Nunez Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Nunez Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Nunez Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
21%
Nunez Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
39%
15%
Nunez Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
44%
51%
Nunez Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Nunez Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Nunez Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.65 0.68
Nunez Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,256 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 59% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,446 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,256 $5,660
Nunez Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,446 $10,250
Nunez Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $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.