Blue Cliff College-Houma

803 Barrow St
Houma, LA 70360
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Blue Cliff College-Houma serves 228 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Blue Cliff College-Houma ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Programs offered
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Houma
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
23 staff
37 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
7
9

Student Body

The student population of Blue Cliff College-Houma has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The Blue Cliff College-Houma diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
228 students
682 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
228 students
287 students
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# Part-Time Students
46 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
184 students
233 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
228 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,093 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
55%
33%
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% White
36%
45%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.57
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
61%
36%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.87%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,500
$28,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
90%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,855
$12,567
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,189
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blue Cliff College-Houma's ranking?
Blue Cliff College-Houma ranks among the top 20% of community college in Louisiana for: Most Programs Offered and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,971 per year for in-state students and $6,101 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,930 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 score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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