Nunez Community College

Tel: (504)278-6200
  • Various programs offered by the Health & Natural Sciences Division includes Emergency Medical Technology Program, Nursing Assistant Certificate Program and Practical Nursing Certificate Program.
School Highlights
  • Nunez Community College serves 2,617 students (34% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Nunez Community College is the only community colleges within St. Bernard Parish County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Gretna College School of Allied Health (5.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Nunez Community College (LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 60 staff 25 staff
Nunez Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,617 has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,617 students 1,288 students
Nunez Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1 33:1
Nunez Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 898 students 382 students
Nunez Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,719 students 906 students
Nunez Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Nunez Community College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Nunez Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
3%
2%
Nunez Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
5%
Nunez Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
40%
35%
Nunez Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
43%
45%
Nunez Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Nunez Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Nunez Community College Non Resident (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
5%
11%
Nunez Community 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. 0.65 0.66
Nunez Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
12%
47%
Nunez Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $28,200 $28,200
Nunez Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,590 is more than the state average of $3,434. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,954 is more than the state average of $6,475. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,590 $3,434
Nunez Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,954 $6,475
Nunez Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 90%
Nunez Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $6,250 $10,800
Nunez Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $2,468 $5,125
Nunez Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Various programs offered by the Health & Natural Sciences Division includes Emergency Medical Technology Program, Nursing Assistant Certificate Program and Practical Nursing Certificate Program. The Emergency Medical Technology Programs prepare students to function as practitioners in the pre-hospital emergency medical environment. These curricula meet the requirements of local, state, and national accrediting agencies. Students who complete these programs successfully will be eligible to write National Registry Examinations. Certified EMTs find employment in pre-hospital healthcare, fire departments, emergency dispatch, security, safety teams, gaming, and the oil and gas industries. Nunez is a member of the Louisiana Community & Technical College System, and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees and Certificates.

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,434 per year for in-state students and $6,475 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,985 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a 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. of 0.66, which is equal to the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.