Bossier Parish Community College: Narrative Description

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BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE B-2

2719 Airline Dr. North
Bossier City, LA 71111-5801
Tel: (318)746-9851
Admissions: (318)678-6166
Fax: (318)742-8664
Web Site: http://www.bpcc.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Louisiana System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 64-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 4,121. 0.1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 24% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/10.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $1720 full-time, $254 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3860 full-time, $414 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $448 full-time, $19 per credit part-time, $55 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Cavalier Players Drama Club, Data Processing Management Association. Major annual events: Basketball Homecoming, Halloween Dance, Doo Dah Parade. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols. College housing not available. Bossier Parish Community College Library with 29,600 books, 384 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $126,450. 83 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.