Baton Rouge Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Baton Rouge Community College is a large two-year, public school with 9,110 students enrolled. This college was established in 1995 and is one of the 26 colleges located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
At Baton Rouge Community College you can earn your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Baton Rouge Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, and Film and Acting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
The student retention rate at Baton Rouge Community College is low at 53% (way below Louisiana average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Baton Rouge Community College is very low: 8%.

Student to faculty ratio at Baton Rouge Community College is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Learn more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,800
Average tuition price is low - about $6,000 a year. The additional fees at Baton Rouge Community College (not included in tuition costs) are about $800, which comes to $6,800 a year.

Read the details about Baton Rouge Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Baton Rouge Community College is $7.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Baton Rouge Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (225) 216-8000 or check Baton Rouge Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Baton Rouge Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Baton Rouge Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Baton Rouge Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Baton Rouge Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Baton Rouge Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Baton Rouge Community College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Baton Rouge Community College Location Map - City View

Learn More About Baton Rouge Community College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Louisiana Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Learn more about 42 accounting and finance schools and colleges in New Orleans, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Metairie, Monroe, and 19 more cities. About 2,300 accounting and finance diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance degree programs in LA: $16,200.

Art
We list 21 art schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Grambling, Ruston, Natchitoches, and 9 more cities. About 600 art degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for art degree programs in LA is roughly $14,300.

Business
We reviewed 43 business schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Bossier City, Shreveport, Metairie, Lake Charles, and 16 other cities. Around 4,500 business diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in LA is around $14,300.

Computer Science
Our directory contains 48 computer science schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport, Lafayette, Monroe, Lake Charles, Metairie, and 19 other cities. About 1,700 computer science diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for computer science degree programs in LA is roughly $8,800.

Construction
Learn about 14 construction schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Minden, Bossier City, Alexandria, Morgan City, Lake Charles, and 8 other cities. About 600 construction diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for construction degree programs in LA is approximately $7,100.

Criminal Justice
Learn about 38 criminal justice schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, New Orleans, Shreveport, Monroe, Lake Charles, Bossier City, and 16 more cities. Around 1,500 criminal justice diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for criminal justice programs in LA: $9,300.

Education
Get details on 51 education schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Monroe, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Hammond, and 18 other cities. About 3,600 education diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for education programs in LA: $11,600.

Engineering
Our listing contains 28 engineering schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Lafayette, Sorrento, Grambling, Ruston, and 15 other cities. Around 2,200 engineering degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for engineering programs in LA - $9,800.

Film and Acting
Read about 4 film and acting schools and colleges in Bossier City, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette. About 100 film and acting diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for film and acting programs in LA is approximately $13,000.

Flight and Aviation
We list 6 flight and aviation schools and colleges in Lafayette, Monroe, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, and Ruston. Approximately 200 flight and aviation degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for flight and aviation programs in LA is around $8,400.

General Studies
Learn about 31 general studies schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Monroe, Lafayette, Natchitoches, Thibodaux, and 16 more cities. About 5,200 general studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for general studies programs in LA is roughly $10,500.

Industrial Technologies
We reviewed 23 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Hammond, Schriever, Bossier City, Morgan City, Alexandria, and 15 more cities. Around 5,700 industrial technologies diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for industrial technologies programs in LA is around $4,800.

Laboratory Assistance
We reviewed 25 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Shreveport, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Alexandria, Morgan City, Bogalusa, and 13 other cities. Approximately 400 laboratory assistance diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for laboratory assistance programs in LA is roughly $10,100.

Marketing and Advertising
Our directory contains 20 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Monroe, Lafayette, Thibodaux, Pineville, and 9 more cities. Approximately 800 marketing and advertising diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising programs in LA: $16,000.

Medical
Read about 52 medical schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport, Lafayette, Alexandria, Monroe, Lake Charles, and 21 more cities. Around 4,500 medical degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for medical programs in LA is about $12,400.

Medical Assistant
We reviewed 57 medical assistant schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Alexandria, New Orleans, Monroe, Lake Charles, and 22 other cities. About 4,300 medical assistant diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for medical assistant programs in LA is approximately $9,800.

Nursing
Read information about 38 nursing schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Hammond, Lake Charles, Monroe, Lafayette, and 20 other cities. About 6,100 nursing diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for nursing programs in LA is approximately $8,100.

Office and Clerical Services
Detailed information about 34 office and clerical services schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Lafayette, Shreveport, Monroe, Alexandria, New Orleans, and 16 other cities. About 1,800 office and clerical services diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for office and clerical services programs in LA: $4,700.

Paralegal
Learn about 17 paralegal schools and colleges in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lake Charles, Eunice, Kenner, Chalmette, Saint Rose, and 8 other cities. Approximately 300 paralegal degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for paralegal degree programs in LA: $18,900.

Veterinary
We list 6 veterinary schools and colleges in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Bogalusa, and Natchitoches. Approximately 200 veterinary diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for veterinary programs in LA is around $5,800.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges