River Parishes Community College
River Parishes Community College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Louisiana. The campus is located in a rural area, in Gonzales.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,342 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
River Parishes Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,335, and fees were $744. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,379 and $744 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students2,342|
|Student to Faculty Ratio27:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||21|
Nursing schools located within 92 miles radius of River Parishes Community College
3 miles away
Baton Rouge Community College
22 miles away
Capital Area Technical College
24 miles away
Fletcher Technical Community College
35 miles away
South Central Louisiana Technical College
38 miles away
Delgado Community College
51 miles away
Nunez Community College
60 miles away
South Louisiana Community College
67 miles away
Southwest Mississippi Community College
82 miles away
Louisiana State University-Eunice
92 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/2004 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$139/credit|
|In State Students||$139/credit|
|Out of State Students||$308/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of River Parishes Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||--||--|
|State Grant & Scholarships||33%||$1,819|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||1%||$3,735|
|Federal Student Loans||40%||$5,391|
$8,263Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,796|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,032|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,515|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,360|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.