70806 Community Colleges

In 70806, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, you can find 3 community colleges serving 9,498 students.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is more than the state average of 34:1..

70806, LA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • 70806-Baton RougeBaton Rouge College
    Private for-profit
    1771 N Lobdell Blvd., Suite 307
    Baton Rouge70806
    21 students
  • 70806-Baton Rouge
    Baton Rouge Community College
    201 Community College Drive
    Baton Rouge70806
    8,923 students
  • 70806-Baton Rouge
    Delta College of Arts & Technology
    7380 Exchange Place
    Baton Rouge70806
    554 students
Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.