School Highlights

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria serves 438 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
27 staff
37 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
7
6

Student Body

The student population of Blue Cliff College-Alexandria has grown by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The Blue Cliff College-Alexandria diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
438 students
686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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# Full-Time Students
438 students
291 students
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# Part-Time Students
27 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
513 students
169 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
438 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
9 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
923 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
12 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
56%
38%
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% White
37%
39%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.55
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.05%
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)
$29,900
$28,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,855
$12,567
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,189
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Blue Cliff College-Alexandria and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 438 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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