Blue Cliff College-Houma

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 35:1.
  • 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 to Blue Cliff College-Houma is L E Fletcher Technical Community College (1.3 miles away).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% 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 Blue Cliff College-Houma has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Blue Cliff College-Houma 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 Ratio18:135:1
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 (2011-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
Blue Cliff College-Houma Asian (2011-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
6%
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 Score0.560.66
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 (2010-2015)
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$9,500
    Blue Cliff College-Houma Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$3,349$5,000
    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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