Blue Cliff College-Houma
- The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
|Blue Cliff College-Houma||(LA) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 years (below associate)||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||12 staff||26 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||5||5|
|Total Enrollment||218 students||1,493 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||35:1|
|# Full-Time Students||172 students||382 students|
|# Part-Time Students||46 students||1,111 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$24,500||$28,200|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||96%||89%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$9,500||$9,500|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$3,349||$5,000|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Blue Cliff College-Houma is L E Fletcher Technical Community College (1.3 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
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Morgan City,  LA  70380
- 1,723 students | 34.80 Mi181 Regala Pk Rd
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- 361 students | 40.30 Mi2500 Williams Boulevard
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The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.