College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
BRCC is ranked #1,815 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when BRCC held the #1,823 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 29 colleges in Louisiana, BRCC is ranked at #21.
Since Baton Rouge Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.
The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Baton Rouge Community College, this rate is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Baton Rouge Community College is 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Baton Rouge Community College this rate is 53%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,376 undergraduates at BRCC with 3,318 being full-time and 4,058 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of BRCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BRCC, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,218 a year. That adds up to $20,872 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at BRCC is 14.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Contact details for BRCC are given below.
|Address:||201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 6,783 students took at least one online class at Baton Rouge Community College. This is a decrease from the 6,839 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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