Blue Cliff College-Houma

803 Barrow St
Houma, LA 70360-0000
Tel: (985)601-4000
School Highlights
  • Blue Cliff College-Houma serves 218 students (79% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Blue Cliff College-Houma is one of 2 community colleges within Terrebonne County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is L E Fletcher Technical Community College (1.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 72% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Houma(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)Four or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff26 staff
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Faculty (2008-2016)
Number of Programs Offered55

Student Body

  • The student population of 218 has declined by 49% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment218 students1,493 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:134:1
Blue Cliff College-Houma Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students172 students382 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students46 students1,111 students
Blue Cliff College-Houma Part-Time Students (2009-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Houma Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Blue Cliff College-Houma American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2016)
% Asian
2%
1%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Asian (2011-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
5%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
42%
35%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Black (2008-2016)
% White
51%
45%
Blue Cliff College-Houma White (2008-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Blue Cliff College-Houma More (2011-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Houma 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.0.560.66
Blue Cliff College-Houma Diversity Score (2008-2016)
College Completion Rate
93%
47%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2009-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$28,200
Blue Cliff College-Houma Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%89%
    Blue Cliff College-Houma % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,800
    Blue Cliff College-Houma Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$3,349$5,125
    Blue Cliff College-Houma Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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    For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,474 per year for in-state students and $6,533 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,875 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

    The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 81%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.