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Bossier Parish Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bossier Parish Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Bossier Parish Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Bossier Parish Community College was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bossier Parish Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bossier Parish Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Bossier Parish Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Bossier Parish Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bossier Parish Community College is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bossier Parish Community College is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  67 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Bossier Parish Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 48% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Bossier Parish Community College. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  48 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Bossier Parish Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,734 undergraduates at Bossier Parish Community College with 3,541 being full-time and 3,193 being part-time.

Bossier Parish Community College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Bossier Parish Community College scored 56.25 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  56.25 out of 100
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How Much Does Bossier Parish Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bossier Parish Community College is $10,435. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bossier Parish Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,800 $9,655 $12,401 $14,330 $14,358

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 Bossier Parish Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bossier Parish Community College, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $5,927 a year. That adds up to $23,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bossier Parish Community College is 23.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Bossier Parish Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Bossier Parish Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $30,700 in their early years. This is about 23% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier Parish Community College is a public institution situated in Bossier City, Louisiana. The location of Bossier Parish Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Bossier Parish Community College

Contact details for Bossier Parish Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6220 East Texas, Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
Phone: 318-678-6000
Website: www.bpcc.edu

Bossier Parish Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Bossier Parish Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bossier Parish Community College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 3,336 students took at least one online class at Bossier Parish Community College. This is an increase from the 3,177 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,336 1,633
2016-2017 3,177 1,486
2015-2016 4,412 1,484
2014-2015 4,412 1,491
2013-2014 5,015 1,675

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