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Bossier Parish Community College Overview

Bossier Parish Community College is a public institution located in Bossier City, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Bossier Parish Community College Known For?

1,641 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Bossier Parish Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 67% of the faculty were full-time.

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Bossier Parish 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bossier Parish Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Drama & Theater Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Bossier Parish Community College?

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

How Do I Get Into Bossier Parish Community College?

You can apply to Bossier Parish Community College online at: www.bpcc.edu/index.php/admissions/

Bossier Parish Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Bossier Parish Community College?

41% Take Out Loans
23.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

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 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.

Bossier Parish Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,434 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,596 undergraduate students at Bossier Parish Community College, with 3,434 being full-time and 3,162 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bossier Parish Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,434 full-time undergraduates at Bossier Parish Community College, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bossier Parish Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bossier Parish Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bossier Parish Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 1,312
Hispanic or Latino 187
White 1,599
International Students 37
Other Races/Ethnicities 276

Over 6 countries are represented at Bossier Parish Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, New Zealand, and Netherlands.

Online Learning at Bossier Parish Community College

1,633 Took All Classes Online
3,336 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,336 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bossier Parish Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 34th 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 Bossier Parish Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bossier Parish Community College was -0.4%. This is the #2,229 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bossier Parish Community College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bossier Parish Community College 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 Bossier Parish Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #53
Information Technology #121
Human Development & Family Studies #139
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #166
General Business/Commerce #177
Computer Information Systems #180
Accounting #283
Health & Medical Administrative Services #336
Criminal Justice & Corrections #399
Computer & Information Sciences #406
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #452

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%.

Bossier Parish Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 146 559 705
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 66 84 150
Audiovisual Communications 24 43 59 126
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 17 51 24 92
General Business/Commerce 0 88 0 88
Natural Sciences 0 59 0 59
Allied Health Professions 16 25 15 56
Business Administration & Management 51 0 1 52
Nursing 0 44 0 44
Information Technology 7 33 3 43
Culinary Arts 0 0 27 27
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 12 12 24
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 19 19
Drama & Theater Arts 19 0 0 19
Industrial Production Technology 8 6 0 14
General Engineering 0 12 0 12
Information Science 1 10 0 11
Accounting 4 0 5 9
General Education 0 9 0 9
Construction Engineering Technology 0 7 2 9
Legal Support Services 0 0 9 9
Other Visual Art 0 9 0 9
Computer Information Systems 7 0 0 7
Human Development & Family Studies 0 7 0 7
Design & Applied Arts 7 0 0 7
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 6 6
Graphic Communications 5 0 0 5
Mining & Petroleum Technology 0 5 0 5
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 5 0 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 3 3
Music 0 0 3 3
Computer Systems Networking 2 0 0 2
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 2 2
Precision Metal Working 0 0 2 2
Arts & Media Management 1 0 0 1
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 174 632 835 1,641

References

*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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