Blue Cliff College-Alexandria in Alexandria

Alexandria, LA

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria offers 21-degree programs and 14 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1. 1 high safety campus. 9.5% are women, and 90.5% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is 21938$, that is above national average. 67% of full-time Blue Cliff College-Alexandria students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $25,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Blue Cliff College-Alexandria students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$21,923
$30,001 - $48,000$22,028
$48,001 - $75,000$22,028
$75,001 - $110,000--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other (the 2d largest program, lasting 12 months) is $18,050 per year and $216,600 in total. Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage is the third largest program at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria, and it takes a full-time student 9 months to complete. This one will cost $10,955 per year and $131,454 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 12 months length Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician will cost you $20,765 per year, $249,180 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


701 of Blue Cliff College-Alexandria undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 87 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Blue Cliff College-Alexandria number 42 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Louisiana.

Students at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Blue Cliff College-Alexandria.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Blue Cliff College-Alexandria graduation rate is above the national average.

67% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Blue Cliff College-Alexandria completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is 11:1, that means that for every 11 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Blue Cliff College-Alexandria the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Blue Cliff College-Alexandria and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Louisiana.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Blue Cliff College

The campus located by 1505 Metro Dr Ste 1 address in Alexandria, Louisiana.


Blue Cliff College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Blue Cliff College-Alexandria with 0.37% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Blue Cliff College is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Blue Cliff College-Alexandria offers 21 programs in total: 9 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 6 - for Associate's degree, and 6 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 130 universities in Louisiana state. Blue Cliff College-Alexandria is one of the few institutions in Louisiana that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 14 distance education programs that are offered in the Blue Cliff College-Alexandria: 6 are for Associate's degree, 5 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Louisiana state average data to help you compare.


Blue Cliff College-Alexandria provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 456 students with 160611 both contact and credit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Address: 1505 Metro Dr Ste 1


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Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +3184452778

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