Cameron College

  • Cameron College bases its operating philosophy on several significant forces now exerting influence on students and industry. Our objective is to maintain a standard of excellence in training to ensure competence and intellectual stimulation in our students. Our programs are designed to be realistic and satisfying to the student and to the prospective employer. Each student is made to realize that post-high school training provides a dignified alternative to a four-year college program. Cameron College believes that excellence in occupational education should be available and affordable to all who are willing to make a firm commitment to sound career preparation. Training designed to equip our students with skills necessary to secure a successful career is a most important objective in our philosophy. This, basically, is our philosophy: to have an awareness of the needs of students and of the needs of their future employers, and to provide an immediate response to any changes in those needs, thus contributing to the welfare of the community as a whole.
School Highlights
  • Cameron College serves 20 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 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Cameron College is one of 3 community colleges within Orleans County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Delgado Community College (1.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Cameron College(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty2 staff26 staff
Cameron College Total Faculty (2008-2016)
Number of Programs Offered65

Student Body

  • The student population of 20 has declined by 85% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 53:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment20 students1,493 students
Cameron College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio10:134:1
Cameron College Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students20 students382 students
Cameron College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cameron College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
-
5%
Cameron College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
97%
35%
Cameron College Black (2007-2016)
% White
3%
45%
Cameron College White (2007-2016)
Cameron College 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.0.060.66
Cameron College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
56%
47%
Cameron College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,200$28,200
Cameron College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
    Cameron College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$3,449$10,800
    Cameron College Median debt for students who have completed (2011-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$5,351$5,125
    Cameron College Median debt for students who have not completed (2010-2014)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Training at Cameron College is an excellent alternative to a traditional degree. We prepare men and women for satisfying careers in a variety of fields. We offer practical, hands-on instruction with the aim of providing the specialized skills needed in today's workforce. Cameron College also offers short courses and seminars in special skills at the College as well as in-service programs in business and the medical field. The Military Preparatory Program is available for young people who are referred by one of the branches of the military in preparation for their entry into the Armed Forces.

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