Blue Cliff College-Gulfport

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456 students
Private for-profit
The Blue Cliff College-Gulfport campus is conveniently located in an 18,000 square foot building that contains six lecture rooms, one computer lab with 20 computers, two massage therapy technique labs, a hydrotherapy lab, a spa level cosmetology lab with skin and nail clinics. The College will also provide weekly clinics for the public in massage therapy and cosmetology. The facility also houses a lounge area for students, a retail area, and a learning resource center, including an electronic library, books and periodicals.
School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport serves 456 students (67% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport is one of 2 community colleges within Harrison County, MS.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Biloxi (6.2 miles away).

School Overview

Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 456 teachers has grown by 280% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
456 students
1,303 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
306 students
836 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 150 students 1,046 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport sch enrollment Blue Cliff College-Gulfport sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
39%
12%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Black (2006-2012)
% White
55%
67%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport More (2009-2011)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport sch ethnicity Blue Cliff College-Gulfport 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
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,148 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,148 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,148 $5,940
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,148 $10,072
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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