River Parishes Community College: Review & Facts

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River Parishes Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,960 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1997 and is the only school located in Gonzales, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
Fair
At River Parishes Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

River Parishes Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Office and Clerical Services, Engineering, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is important 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

River Parishes Community College student retention rate is low at 59% (below Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
31 : 1
High
The graduation rate at River Parishes Community College is very low: 17%.

Student to faculty ratio at River Parishes Community College is a bit disappointing: 31:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,000
Low
Average tuition cost is low - $7,400 a year. The additional fees at RPCC not covered by tuition are nearly $600; which makes it a total of $8,000 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at River Parishes Community College is $15.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to River Parishes Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (225) 743-8500 or check River Parishes Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
River Parishes Community College provides a distance learning option.

Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at River Parishes Community College.

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

River Parishes Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: River Parishes Community College, 925 West Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, USA
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