Blue Cliff College-Shreveport

8731 Park Plaza Drive
Shreveport, LA 71105-0000
Tel: (318)425-7941
  • Blue Cliff College is committed to using its human and physical resources to provide services facilitating personal growth, professional development and a sense of responsibility to our students. The primary purpose of Blue Cliff College is to help students develop a high level of competency, which is accomplished through the pursuit, assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge in academic programs. The most compelling purpose of the college is to prepare the students to function proficiently in a competitive society in the career of their choice and to create within them an awareness of professional and social responsibilities, along with an appreciation of principles of ethical conduct.
School Highlights
  • Blue Cliff College-Shreveport serves 253 students (60% 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 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Blue Cliff College-Shreveport is one of 5 community colleges within Caddo County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is American School of Business (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty14 staff26 staff
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered65

Student Body

  • The student population of 253 has grown by 112% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment253 students1,493 students
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:134:1
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students152 students382 students
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students101 students1,111 students
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Black (2007-2016)
% White
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport 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.0.320.66
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$21,400$28,200
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%89%
    Blue Cliff College-Shreveport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,800
    Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$3,349$5,125
    Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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