Baton Rouge Community College

201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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  • The mission of Baton Rouge Community College is to identify and meet the educational and workforce needs of our community through innovative, accessible, and dynamic programs. Baton Rouge Community College aspires to be the leader in providing world class educational opportunities for our community. World class is excellence in teaching, access for all, and a sustaining resource for the economic development for the state of louisiana.

School Highlights

Baton Rouge Community College serves 8,242 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Baton Rouge Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 229 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baton Rouge Community College(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty229 staff22 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baton Rouge Community College has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The Baton Rouge Community College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,242 students353 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:131:1
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# Full-Time Students4,020 students301 students
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# Part-Time Students4,222 students395 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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1%
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
47%
38%
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% White
39%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
12%
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Diversity Score0.620.69
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College Completion Rate
11%
41%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,100$28,200

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,693 is more than the state average of $2,971. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,771 is more than the state average of $6,101. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,693$2,971
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,771$6,101
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$4,750
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baton Rouge Community College is Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana (0.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 35 students | 0.30 Mi5700 Florida Blvd
    Baton Rouge LA  70816
    (225) 341-2745
    0.3035
  • Baton Rouge College
    Private, for profit
    n/a students | 1.50 Mi1771 N Lobdell Blvd. Suite 307
    Baton Rouge LA  70806
    (225) 454-6915
    1.50n/a
  • 252 students | 1.70 Mi7380 Exchange Place
    Baton Rouge LA  70806
    (225) 928-7770
    1.70252
  • Camelot College
    Private for-profit
    161 students | 2.20 Mi2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A
    Baton Rouge LA  70805
    (225) 928-3005
    2.20161
  • 1,946 students | 2.30 Mi3250 North Acadian Thruway East
    Baton Rouge LA  70805
    (225) 359-9201
    2.301,946
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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,971 per year for in-state students and $6,101 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,441 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Northshore Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.