Baton Rouge Community College

201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Tel: (225)216-8000
  • 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 7,740 students (54% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Baton Rouge Community College is one of 11 community colleges within East Baton Rouge County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to Baton Rouge Community College is Baton Rouge College (1.5 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 229 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Baton Rouge Community College(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty229 staff26 staff
Baton Rouge Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Baton Rouge Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Baton Rouge Community College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,740 students1,493 students
Baton Rouge Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:135:1
Baton Rouge Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,155 students382 students
Baton Rouge Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,585 students1,111 students
Baton Rouge Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baton Rouge Community College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
Baton Rouge Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
6%
Baton Rouge Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
25%
35%
Baton Rouge Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
54%
45%
Baton Rouge Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Baton Rouge Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
Baton Rouge Community College Non Resident (2009-2016)
% Unknown races
11%
9%
Baton Rouge Community College Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.66
Baton Rouge Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
9%
47%
Baton Rouge Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
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 $3,474. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,771 is more than the state average of $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,693$3,474
Baton Rouge Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,771$6,533
Baton Rouge Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%89%
Baton Rouge Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,800$10,800
Baton Rouge Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2011-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,125
Baton Rouge Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2010-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Baton Rouge Community College is Baton Rouge College (1.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 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
  • 641 students | 1.70 Mi7380 Exchange Place
    Baton Rouge LA  70806
    225928-7770
    1.70641
  • Camelot College
    Private, for profit
    247 students | 2.10 Mi2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A
    Baton Rouge LA  70805
    (225)928-3005
    2.10247
  • 1,946 students | 2.30 Mi3250 North Acadian Thruway East
    Baton Rouge LA  70805
    (225)359-9201
    2.301,946
  • 78 students | 3.70 Mi9352 Interline Ave
    Baton Rouge LA  70809
    (225)923-2524
    3.7078
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Did You Know?
Baton Rouge community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Baton Rouge is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.