Blue Cliff College-Alexandria

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 33:1.
  • 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 Parish 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 Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 18 staff 25 staff
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Total Faculty (2008-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 5 5

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 Enrollment 271 students 1,288 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 33:1
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students 244 students 382 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students 27 students 906 students
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Part-Time Students (2013-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
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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. 0.50 0.66
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 -
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 90%
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 -
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,349 -
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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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,434 per year for in-state students and $6,475 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,985 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a 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. of 0.66, which is equal to the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.