201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 7,376 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is same as the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 7,376 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,693
  • Out-state tuition: $7,771
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Baton Rouge Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 423 teachers has grown by 84% over five years.
Baton Rouge Community College
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
423 staff
37 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baton Rouge Community College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Baton Rouge Community College diversity score of 0.68 is equal to the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,376 students
376 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,318 students
287 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,058 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
540 students
233 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,318 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,058 students
980 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
38%
33%
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% White
42%
45%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.68
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
8.9%
2.05%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.87%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2013)
$39,100
$28,200

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,693 is more than the state average of $2,971. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% 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 declined by 6% 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 Aid
89%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$12,567
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Baton Rouge Community College cost?

Baton Rouge Community College's tuition is approximately $3,693 for In-State students and $7,771 for Out-State students.

What is Baton Rouge Community College's ranking?

Baton Rouge Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Louisiana for: Diversity in US community colleges, Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 7,376 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,693
  • Out-state tuition: $7,771
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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East Baton Rouge County, LA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in East Baton Rouge County, LA is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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