Blue Cliff College-Shreveport

8731 Park Plaza Drive
Shreveport, LA 71105
Tel: (318)425-7941
260 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-Shreveport serves 260 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport is one of 5 community colleges within Caddo Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is American School of Business (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport 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
Total Faculty 17 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 260 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
260 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
152 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 108 students
1,017 students
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport sch enrollment Blue Cliff College-Shreveport sta enrollment
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
81%
12%
% White
17%
57%
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport sch ethnicity Blue Cliff College-Shreveport 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. 0.36 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,250 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,250 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,250 $5,740
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,250 $10,252
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Shreveport 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Shreveport is Career Technical College-Shreveport. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.