Blue Cliff College-Gulfport

  • 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 to Blue Cliff College-Gulfport is Virginia College-Biloxi (6.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Blue Cliff College-Gulfport places among the top 20% of community colleges in Mississippi for:

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 Blue Cliff College-Gulfport has declined by 60% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Blue Cliff College-Gulfport 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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