Blue Cliff College-Houma

Tel: (985)601-4000
272 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Houma serves 272 students (96% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Blue Cliff College-Houma is one of 2 community colleges within Terrebonne County, LA.
The nearest community college is L E Fletcher Technical Community College (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Houma 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

Student Body

The student population of 272 teachers has grown by 318% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
272 students
1,287 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Enrollment (2007-2012)
# Full-Time Students
262 students
832 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Full-Time Students (2007-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10 students
1,021 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Part-Time Students (2008-2012)
Blue Cliff College-Houma sch enrollment Blue Cliff College-Houma sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Houma Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Houma Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Houma Black (2007-2012)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Houma White (2007-2012)
% Two or more races
Blue Cliff College-Houma More (2010-2012)
Blue Cliff College-Houma sch ethnicity Blue Cliff College-Houma 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. 0.59 0.45
Blue Cliff College-Houma Diversity Score (2007-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,445 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,445 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,445 $5,917
Blue Cliff College-Houma In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,445 $10,050
Blue Cliff College-Houma Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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