River Parishes Community College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

Faculty

125 Faculty Members | 35:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

River Parishes Community College is open admission institution that partners with the communities and businesses of the river parishes region of Louisiana to provide workforce training, certificates, diplomas, and Associate Degrees.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$4,079

Out of state

$4,079
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
92%
Did not receive aid
8%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 69.0% $5,452
State/local grants 38.0% $2,551
Institutional grants 8.0% $1,208
Loans 33.0% $5,901

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Instrumentation Technology/Technician
  • General Studies
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation. See other colleges that offer this major
  • EDUCATION
    • Education, General
      • A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education. See other colleges that offer this major
  • ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Instrumentation Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in developing control and measurement systems and procedures. Includes instruction in instrumentation design and maintenance, calibration, design and production testing and scheduling, automated equipment functions, applications to specific industrial tasks, and report preparation. Examples: [Industrial Instrument Mechanic], [Instrumentation and Control Technician] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
    • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
      • A program that prepares individuals to generally apply technical skills to create working drawings and computer simulations for a variety of applications. Includes instruction in specification interpretation, dimensioning techniques, drafting calculations, material estimation, technical communications, computer applications, and interpersonal communications. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • General Studies
      • An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies. Examples: [Undeclared Major], [Undecided] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
    • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair and maintain industrial machinery and equipment such as cranes, pumps, engines and motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machinery, marine deck machinery, and steam propulsion, refinery, and pipeline-distribution systems. Examples: [Industrial Plant Technician], [Industrial Equipment Technology], [Industrial Mechanic], [Millwright] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
49%
Male Students
51%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian39.78%
  2. Black29.69%
  3. Not Specified21.02%
  4. Hispanic/Latino4.21%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities2.93%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1.89%
  7. Asian0.33%
  8. American Indian/Alaska Native0.15%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

4,434

Undergraduate students

4,434

Attendance breakdown

Full time
47%
Part time
53%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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