Blue Cliff College-Alexandria

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%.

Top Rankings

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty27 staff37 staff
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Number of Programs Offered76

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 Enrollment438 students686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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# Full-Time Students438 students291 students
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# Part-Time Students27 students395 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
-
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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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score0.550.69
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College Completion Rate
33%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,900$28,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,289$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,548$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is Central Louisiana Technical Community College (2.3 miles away).
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