Nunez Community College

  • Nunez Community College is an open enrollment college serving Greater New Orleans. There is no minimum GPA or ACT/SAT required to be admitted! Nunez is a member of the Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS). We offer acdemic programs, including Louisiana Transfer Degrees, as well as career and technical education. Technical programs of note are: industrial technology (PTEC), welding, practical nursing (LPN), EMT/Paramedic, and culinary arts. 
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 35:1.
  • 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 Saint Bernard County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to Nunez Community College is Gretna College School of Allied Health (5.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Nunez Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Nunez Community College(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty60 staff26 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Nunez Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Nunez Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,617 students1,493 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio44:135:1
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# Full-Time Students898 students382 students
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# Part-Time Students1,719 students1,111 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
40%
35%
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% White
43%
45%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
9%
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Diversity Score0.650.66
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
12%
47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,200$28,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,590 is more than the state average of $3,474. 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 $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,590$3,474
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,954$6,533
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,250$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$2,468$5,000
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Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBaseballBaseball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Gamma Beta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA)
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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For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,474 per year for in-state students and $6,533 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,875 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.