Baton Rouge Community College Overview
Baton Rouge Community College is a public institution situated in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Baton Rouge Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at BRCC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of the faculty were full-time.
Baton Rouge Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
BRCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BRCC.
Where Is Baton Rouge Community College?
Contact details for BRCC are given below.
|Address:||201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806|
Can I Afford Baton Rouge Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At BRCC, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $5,272 a year. That adds up to $21,088 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at BRCC is 17.9%. 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.
Baton Rouge Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,832 full-time undergraduates at BRCC, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Baton Rouge Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,691|
|Hispanic or Latino||170|
Over 31 countries are represented at BRCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Angola, and Honduras.
Online Learning at Baton Rouge Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at BRCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of BRCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Baton Rouge Community College was 28.5%. This is the #726 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BRCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of BRCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BRCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at BRCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#19|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#87|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#87|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#249|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Baton Rouge Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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