Nunez Community College

Tel: 5042786467
  • 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 34:1.
  • 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 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 ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty60 staff26 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 Enrollment2,617 students1,493 students
Nunez Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio44:134:1
Nunez Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students898 students382 students
Nunez Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,719 students1,111 students
Nunez Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Nunez Community College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Nunez Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Nunez Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Nunez Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Nunez Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Nunez Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Nunez Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Nunez Community College Non Resident (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
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.0.650.66
Nunez Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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 $3,474. 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
Nunez Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,954$6,533
Nunez Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%89%
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)


Total Sports Offered1 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Gamma Beta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA) 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.

Nearby Schools

Recent Articles
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
Did You Know?
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.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 81%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.