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Nunez Community College Overview

Located in Chalmette, Louisiana, Nunez Community College is a public institution. Nunez Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Nunez Community College Known For?

856 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Nunez Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 59% of the faculty were full-time.

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Nunez 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.

Nunez Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#377 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Legal Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Legal Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Nunez Community College?

Location of Nunez Community College

Contact details for Nunez Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3710 Paris Rd, Chalmette, LA 70043
Phone: 504-278-6200

How Do I Get Into Nunez Community College?

You can apply to Nunez Community College online at:

Since Nunez Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Nunez Community College?

54% Take Out Loans
19.5% Loan Default Rate

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 Nunez Community College, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $3,877 a year. That adds up to $15,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Nunez Community College is 19.5%. 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.

Nunez Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

890 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,122 undergraduate students at Nunez Community College, with 890 being full-time and 1,232 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Nunez Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 890 full-time undergraduates at Nunez Community College, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Nunez Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nunez Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 398
Hispanic or Latino 57
White 350
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 65

Online Learning at Nunez Community College

320 Took All Classes Online
993 Took At Least One Class Online
43.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 993 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of Nunez Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Nunez Community College was 43.0%. This is the #542 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Nunez Community College regardless of major.

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%.

Nunez Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 128 0 26 154
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 76 78 154
Industrial Production Technology 30 92 0 122
General Business/Commerce 8 34 26 68
Allied Health Professions 56 0 9 65
Human Development & Family Studies 32 14 6 52
Legal Support Services 0 19 25 44
Precision Metal Working 31 0 10 41
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 40 40
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 32 0 0 32
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 24 24
Culinary Arts 11 0 11 22
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 16 16
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 8 8
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 0 0 7 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 4 0 0 4
General Education 0 3 0 3
TOTAL 332 238 286 856


*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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