Blue Cliff College-Gulfport

Tel: (228)896-9727
  • The Blue Cliff College-Gulfport campus is conveniently located in an 18,000 square foot building that contains six lecture rooms, one computer lab with 20 computers, two massage therapy technique labs, a hydrotherapy lab, a spa level cosmetology lab with skin and nail clinics. The College will also provide weekly clinics for the public in massage therapy and cosmetology. The facility also houses a lounge area for students, a retail area, and a learning resource center, including an electronic library, books and periodicals.
School Highlights
  • Blue Cliff College-Gulfport serves 178 students (67% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
  • Blue Cliff College-Gulfport is one of 2 community colleges within Harrison County, MS.
  • The nearest community college is Virginia College-Biloxi (6.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport(MS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty18 staff138 staff
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered55

Student Body

  • The student population of 178 has declined by 60% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment178 students2,966 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:122:1
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students119 students2,344 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students59 students622 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Part-Time Students (2013-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Black (2007-2016)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport More (2014-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.53
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,200$30,000
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%91%
    Blue Cliff College-Gulfport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$7,500
    Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$3,349$4,500
    Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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