Blue Cliff College-Houma

Tel: (985)601-4000
185 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Blue Cliff College-Houma serves 185 students (91% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% 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 Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is L E Fletcher Technical Community College (1.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 87% 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
Total Faculty 15 staff
59 staff
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Faculty (2007-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 185 teachers has grown by 184% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
185 students
1,282 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Enrollment (2007-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
Blue Cliff College-Houma student staff (2007-2013)
# Full-Time Students
168 students
810 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students 17 students
1,017 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Part-Time Students (2008-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Houma Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Blue Cliff College-Houma American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Houma Asian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Houma Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Houma Black (2007-2013)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Houma White (2007-2013)
% Two or more races
Blue Cliff College-Houma More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Blue Cliff College-Houma Unknown (2007-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Houma 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. 0.59 0.53
Blue Cliff College-Houma Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,185 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,185 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,185 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,185 $10,294
Blue Cliff College-Houma Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
Blue Cliff College-Houma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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