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About Blue Cliff College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




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On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Blue Cliff College (BCC) is a private for-profit college established in 1987 as a massage therapy training center and wanted to be one of the most respected and innovative centers in the nation. Its primary location is in New Orleans, Lousiana. It got its accreditation in the year 1998 and since 2005, it is evolving and diversifying its programs.

The main aim of the institute is to provide its students with hands-on training and improve their chances of success in the career. Its philosophy is to help the students get success academically, professionally, and personally. The purpose of the college is to make its students functionally proficient in the career and have good ethical conduct.

  • It has seven campuses, which are located in the three states of the United States, namely Arkansas, Lousiana, and Mississippi.

  • College's accreditation is provided by the Accrediting Commission Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

  • The total student population is 311.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 13:1.

Online Education at BCC

The college provides online training for its students. Regular students can access the course content, material, and various other useful data from the college website.

  • The college provides two online programs. College major includes Health Science.

  • WellConnect gives students access to support services provided by experts and counselors, 24 hours a day. The experts assist students online about the challenges that may arise during a student's time in the college, guide students on legal issues, and more.

  • College Moodle is the web-based online learning management system that provides faculties with the advanced tools and resources to teach their non-traditional students.

  • Distance learning students have good availability of courses 24/7, and the structure available for the course is more student-friendly. There is a helpline available as well for online education to be efficient.

To know more about the courses offered at Blue Cliff College, visit the programs and tuitions page here.


  • Teachers give good advice to the students to excel in the training. There are different teaching styles which teachers are following on this campus. All the facilities and equipment required for the students are provided.

  • Weekly tests and timely guidance is helping the students to enhance their knowledge.

  • The instructors and staff are very helpful. A website provided by the college helps the students to prepare for the state tests.

Location & Contact


120 James Comeaux Rd.


Email: N/A
Phone: 3372690620
Fax: 3372690688
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Application Fee



Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

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Admission Procedure

  • Applicants must submit a signed and completed application form

  • Applicants need to submit high school or equivalent transcripts granted from institutions that are recognized by the State’s Department of Education or the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants may also submit degree transcripts from accredited institutions

  • During the application process, applicants must provide details about any/all felony convictions.

  • Applicants are required to present their financial stability to meet the tuition and fees requirements (Including Financial Aid).

  • The college conducts a test, Smarter Measure to identify the areas of improvement, applicants are required to finish this assessment test before starting their course.

  • Applicants applying for the Clinical Administrative Medical Assisting program must have a minimum score of 14 in the Wonderlic Scholastic Level exam and applicants applying for the Health Information Management, Billing, and Coding program must have a minimum score of 15 on the same test.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


Average Annual Cost


Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


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Blue Cliff College is a private institution and hence, the annual cost to attend the university is much higher than the average national cost to attend university. The tuition/fee of the largest program in the university (Cosmetology, Cosmetologist, General) is $21,305 remains the same for both in-state and out-of-state students, which is much higher than the national average tuition/fee in the US. The average annual cost to attend the university annually comes up to $45,614.

We have broken down and simplified the costs in the Cost of Attendance section for your perusal.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Non-degree granting

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


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Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

54 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

39 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

30 Graduates

Somatic Bodywork and Related Therap...

28 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

14 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%


19% White

1% Unknown

76% Black

2% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


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In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$45,336 per year

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$89 - 172

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

The college has always stood in the front position to help its students financially to pursue their dream course at the college. The Financial Aid Office is set up to assist students in accessing the financial aid programs available for them. The staffs work with the students in each and every step involved in exploring financial aids.

Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form. Blue Cliff College FAFSA/federal school code is 034226.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.

  • Institutional Aid comprises of Blue Cliff College Institutional Loan, and State Aid includes scholarship such as TOPS Scholarship Program.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

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