Blue Cliff College-Gulfport

Tel: (228)896-9727
178 students
Pivate, for profit
  • 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 18% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport (MS) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 18 staff 138 staff
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Faculty (2007-2015)
Number of Programs Offered 5 n/a

Student Body

  • The student population of 178 has declined by 58% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 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 declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 178 students 3,029 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 22:1
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 119 students 2,344 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 59 students 622 students
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Part-Time Students (2013-2015)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Asian (2008-2015)
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Black (2007-2015)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport More (2014-2015)
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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. 0.54 0.53
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,148 is equal to the state average of $16,148.
Private State Tuition Fees $16,148 $16,148
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71% 92%
Blue Cliff College-Gulfport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

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