Blue Cliff College-Alexandria

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2019 Average Net Price
$20,383
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
438
100% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
32.9%
104 Graduates

About

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is a higher education institution located in Rapides Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria were .

In 2019, 264 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria. 93.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 6.06% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (142 degrees), 1.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (97 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is $0, which is $−11,750 less than the national average for ($11,750).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is $0, which is $−11,750 less than the national average for ($11,750).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,383.

In 2019, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$20,383
2019 Value
3.09%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Blue Cliff College-Alexandria had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,383. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Blue Cliff College-Alexandria grew by 3.09%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.3% with respect to 2018, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.5%
2017 Default Rate
388
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria was 14.5%, which represents 388 out of the 2681 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria has a total enrollment of 438 students. The full-time enrollment at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is 438 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.4% Black or African American, 36.5% White, 1.6% Hispanic or Latino, 1.14% Two or More Races, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.457% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (52.1%), followed by White Female (35.2%) and Black or African American Male (4.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria, both undergraduate and graduate, is 438 students. The full-time enrollment at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is 438 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are enrolled full-time compared with 69.5% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Blue Cliff College-Alexandria had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    247
  2. White
    160
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7

The enrolled student population at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is 56.4% Black or African American, 36.5% White, 1.6% Hispanic or Latino, 1.14% Two or More Races, 1.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.457% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 40.5% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 232 more women than men received degrees from Blue Cliff College-Alexandria. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is black or african american (142 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (97 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (81 degrees awarded) and Health (183 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are Registered nurses (1,370,804 people), Medical & health services managers (143,726 people), Pharmacists (133,114 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (128,961 people), and Physicians (98,309 people).

The most specialized majors at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are Personal & Culinary Services (81 degrees awarded) and Health (183 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are Personal & Culinary Services (81 degrees awarded) and Health (183 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,441,121 people), Outpatient care centers (221,078 people), Offices of physicians (215,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (195,762 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (122,882 people).

The most specialized majors at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are Personal & Culinary Services (81 degrees awarded) and Health (183 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Blue Cliff College-Alexandria.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

16
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
248
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria, which is 0.0645 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (248).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria in General Cosmetology, which is 0.294 times less than the 34 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria in Medical Assistant, which is 36.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 18% of students graduating from Blue Cliff College-Alexandria completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.88% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    142 degrees awarded
  2. White
    97 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is black or african american (142 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (97 degrees).

5.68% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    132 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    93 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is black or african american female (132 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (93 degrees).

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Operations

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 0.0946% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

In 2019, Blue Cliff College-Alexandria had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Blue Cliff College-Alexandria employs 11 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are Female Instructors (11), Male Instructors(0), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria are: Sales and related, with 3 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Blue Cliff College-Alexandria stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Blue Cliff College-Alexandria received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.83M
2019 Salaries
6.71%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Blue Cliff College-Alexandria paid a median of $1.83M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.71% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.9% decline from 2017 and a 5.55% growth from 2016.

The median for similar is 605k (13.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$396k
Instructional Salaries
11
Number of Employees

In 2019, Blue Cliff College-Alexandria paid a total of $396k to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $338k (55.9%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Sales and related
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
3 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria were Instructor with 11 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria were Sales and related with 3 employees; Management with 2 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria was Female Instructor with 11 employees, Male Instructor with 0 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria.

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