Blue Cliff College-Alexandria

1505 Metro Dr Ste 1
Alexandria, LA 71301-0000
Tel: (318)445-2778
School Highlights
  • Blue Cliff College-Alexandria serves 271 students (90% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is one of 3 community colleges within Rapides County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Central Louisiana Technical Community College (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty18 staff26 staff
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Total Faculty (2008-2016)
Number of Programs Offered55

Student Body

  • The student population of 271 has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment271 students1,493 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:134:1
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students244 students382 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students27 students1,111 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Part-Time Students (2013-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Asian (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Black (2008-2016)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria White (2008-2016)
% Two or more races
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria More (2011-2013)
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.500.66
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Diversity Score (2008-2016)
College Completion Rate
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2011-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,900$28,200
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
    Blue Cliff College-Alexandria % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,800
    Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$3,349$5,125
    Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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