Nunez Community College

Tel: (504)278-6200
2,558 students
Public institution
Various programs offered by the Health & Natural Sciences Division includes Emergency Medical Technology Program, Nursing Assistant Certificate Program and Practical Nursing Certificate Program.
School Highlights:
Nunez Community College serves 2,558 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Nunez Community College is the only community colleges within St. Bernard Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-Sidney N Collier Campu (5.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Nunez Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 55 staff
59 staff
Nunez Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,558 teachers has grown by 86% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,558 students
1,282 students
Nunez Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 47:1
22:1
Nunez Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
883 students
810 students
Nunez Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,675 students
1,017 students
Nunez Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Nunez Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Nunez Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
2%
Nunez Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Nunez Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
39%
12%
Nunez Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
44%
57%
Nunez Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Nunez Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Nunez Community College 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. 0.54 0.53
Nunez Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,256 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 59% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,446 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,256 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,446 $10,294
Nunez Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Nunez Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Various programs offered by the Health & Natural Sciences Division includes Emergency Medical Technology Program, Nursing Assistant Certificate Program and Practical Nursing Certificate Program. The Emergency Medical Technology Programs prepare students to function as practitioners in the pre-hospital emergency medical environment. These curricula meet the requirements of local, state, and national accrediting agencies. Students who complete these programs successfully will be eligible to write National Registry Examinations. Certified EMTs find employment in pre-hospital healthcare, fire departments, emergency dispatch, security, safety teams, gaming, and the oil and gas industries. Nunez is a member of the Louisiana Community & Technical College System, and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees and Certificates.

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,620 per year for in-state students and $5,498 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,864 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.