Top Lafayette County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Lafayette County, Louisiana, serving 6,979 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Top Lafayette County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Blue Cliff College-Lafayette
    Private, for profit
    120 James Comeaux Rd.
    Lafayette LA  70508
    (337)269-0620

    307 students
  • 303 Rue Louis XIV
    Lafayette LA  70508
    (337)981-4010

    340 students
  • 1101 Bertrand Drive
    Lafayette LA  70506
    (337)521-9000

    6,332 students
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