Public 2 Year

Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Baton Rouge Community College overview
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Online mybrcc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Midsize City
Baton Rouge Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), established in 1995, is a public institution situated in a diverse, urban setting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, overlooking the Mississippi River. The college's multiple campuses throughout the Baton Rouge area serve a substantial commuter population, with the main campus noted for its contemporary architectural designs. While BRCC does not provide on-campus student housing, it offers a variety of academic programs, with particular recognition in areas such as nursing, business, information technology, and liberal arts. Baton Rouge Community College maintains a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses associate degrees, certificates, and workforce training, catering to both traditional and non-traditional students. The college is characterized by an open admissions policy, aiming to provide greater access to postsecondary education for its community.

Baton Rouge Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,560 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,724 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,237 plus fees of $984.

Baton Rouge Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Baton Rouge Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$984
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,795
Budget for Other Expenses$5,160
Total One Year Cost$20,476

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$35,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Baton Rouge Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 46%
Business 34%
Engineering Technology 7%
Health Professions 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 3%

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