Baton Rouge Community College

201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge
LA, 70806
Tel: (225)216-8000
8,923 students
Public institution

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The mission of Baton Rouge Community College is to identify and meet the educational and workforce needs of our community through innovative, accessible, and dynamic programs. Baton Rouge Community College aspires to be the leader in providing world class educational opportunities for our community. World class is excellence in teaching, access for all, and a sustaining resource for the economic development for the state of louisiana.
School Highlights:
Baton Rouge Community College serves 8,923 students (53% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Baton Rouge Community College is one of 12 community colleges within East Baton Rouge County, LA.
The nearest community college is Baton Rouge College (1.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Baton Rouge 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

Student Body

The student population of 8,923 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,923 students
1,287 students
Baton Rouge Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,755 students
832 students
Baton Rouge Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,168 students
1,021 students
Baton Rouge Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Baton Rouge Community College sch enrollment Baton Rouge Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2% 1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Baton Rouge Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Baton Rouge Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
30%
12%
Baton Rouge Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
61%
66%
Baton Rouge Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Baton Rouge Community College More (2010-2011)
Baton Rouge Community College sch ethnicity Baton Rouge Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.54 0.45
Baton Rouge Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,091 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 59% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,643 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,091 $5,890
Baton Rouge Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,643 $10,050
Baton Rouge Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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