Top Alexandria Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Alexandria, Louisiana, serving 5,022 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Top Alexandria, LA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 1505 Metro Dr Ste 1
    Alexandria LA  71301
    (318)445-2778

    271 students
  • 4311 South MacArthur Drive
    Alexandria LA  71302
    (318)487-5443

    2,049 students
  • 8100 Hwy 71 South
    Alexandria LA  71302
    (318)445-3672

    2,702 students
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