Blue Cliff College-Lafayette

120 James Comeaux Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508
Tel: (337)269-0620
243 students
Private for-profit
Blue Cliff College is committed to using its human and physical resources to provide services facilitating personal growth, professional development and a sense of responsibility to our students. The primary purpose of Blue Cliff College is to help students develop a high level of competency, which is accomplished through the pursuit, assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge in academic programs. The most compelling purpose of the college is to prepare the students to function proficiently in a competitive society in the career of their choice and to create within them an awareness of professional and social responsibilities, along with an appreciation of principles of ethical conduct.
School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette serves 243 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette is one of 4 community colleges within Lafayette Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Lafayette Campus (1.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Community College Avg.
Institution Level Less than 2 years (below associate) At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 14 staff
59 staff
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 243 teachers has grown by 318% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
243 students
1,282 students
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
137 students
810 students
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 106 students
1,017 students
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Part-Time Students (2012-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
69%
12%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Black (2006-2013)
% White
29%
57%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Unknown (2006-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette 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. 0.50 0.53
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,308 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,308 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,308 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,308 $10,260
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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