• 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 2,122 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,122 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,590
  • Out-state tuition: $6,954
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 60%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Nunez Community College
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
123 staff
37 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Nunez Community College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The Nunez Community College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,122 students
686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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# Full-Time Students
890 students
291 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,232 students
395 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
44%
38%
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% White
40%
39%
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% Hawaiian
2%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.69
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College Completion Rate
20%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$28,200
$28,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,590 is less than the state average of $4,056. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,954 is more than the state average of $6,925. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,590
$4,056
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,954
$6,925
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,000
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports
Baseball

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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,122 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,590
  • Out-state tuition: $6,954
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 60%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,056 per year for in-state students and $6,925 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,664 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Northshore Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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