Cameron College

Tel: (504)821-5881
145 students
Private for-profit

Get admissions information on Cameron College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Cameron College bases its operating philosophy on several significant forces now exerting influence on students and industry. Our objective is to maintain a standard of excellence in training to ensure competence and intellectual stimulation in our students. Our programs are designed to be realistic and satisfying to the student and to the prospective employer. Each student is made to realize that post-high school training provides a dignified alternative to a four-year college program. Cameron College believes that excellence in occupational education should be available and affordable to all who are willing to make a firm commitment to sound career preparation. Training designed to equip our students with skills necessary to secure a successful career is a most important objective in our philosophy. This, basically, is our philosophy: to have an awareness of the needs of students and of the needs of their future employers, and to provide an immediate response to any changes in those needs, thus contributing to the welfare of the community as a whole.
School Highlights:
Cameron College serves 145 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Cameron College is one of 3 community colleges within Orleans County, LA.
The nearest community college is Delgado Community College (1.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cameron College 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 145 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 0:1 has decreased from 53:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment
145 students
1,283 students
Cameron College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
145 students
832 students
Cameron College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cameron College sch enrollment Cameron College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Cameron College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
89%
12%
Cameron College Black (2006-2012)
% White
9%
66%
Cameron College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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. 0.20 0.45
Cameron College Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Training at Cameron College is an excellent alternative to a traditional degree. We prepare men and women for satisfying careers in a variety of fields. We offer practical, hands-on instruction with the aim of providing the specialized skills needed in today's workforce. Cameron College also offers short courses and seminars in special skills at the College as well as in-service programs in business and the medical field. The Military Preparatory Program is available for young people who are referred by one of the branches of the military in preparation for their entry into the Armed Forces.

Get admissions information on Cameron College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • New Orleans Delgado Community College
    Public
    615 City Park Ave
    New Orleans , LA , 70119
    (504)671-5000
    1.6  Mi  |  18115  students
  • Chalmette Nunez Community College
    Public
    3710 Paris Rd
    Chalmette , LA , 70043
    (504)278-6200
    7.8  Mi  |  2294  students
Recent Articles
Simple Mistakes Cost Community College Students Millions
Simple Mistakes Cost Community College Students Millions
Are you receiving the full financial aid you should? The process of applying for financial aid can be both time-consuming and confusing, especially for first-time college students. Learn about common errors to avoid in order to maximize your financial aid opportunities.
Students Stuck for Four Years to Earn an Associate?s Degree
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
Undeserved Community College Accreditation: Abuse of Power?
Complaints about the current system of accrediting community colleges, combined with the quickly changing scope of community college education and how it’s delivered, may soon necessitate changes in the way that community college programs are accredited.