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Blue Cliff College - Metairie

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Gender Distribution
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Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
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Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Average Salary in 10 Years

$31,000
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Blue Cliff College - Metairie is located in Metairie, Louisiana. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Management Inc. system and offers undergrad programs. It has 866 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs and Personal and Culinary Services. 45% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $19,600.

About
🗺 3200 Cleary Avenue
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
Mission Blue Cliff College is committed to using its human and physical resources to provide services facilitating personal growth, professional development and a sense of responsibility to our students. The primary purpose of Blue Cliff College is to help students develop a high level of competency, which is accomplished through the pursuit, assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge in academic programs. The most compelling purpose of the college is to prepare the students to function proficiently in a competitive society in the career of their choice and to create within them an awareness of professional and social responsibilities, along with an appreciation of principles of ethical conduct.
🌐 www.bluecliffcollege.edu
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Graduation Rate

45%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

25%

Women Graduation Rate

46%
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Blue Cliff College - Metairie?

Blue Cliff College - Metairie students, on average, make $31,000 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 12% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Blue Cliff College - Metairie. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

12.1%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Blue Cliff College - Metairie.

Median Earnings of Students from Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Blue Cliff College - Metairie.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Blue Cliff College - Metairie.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Blue Cliff College - Metairie.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Blue Cliff College - Metairie.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Blue Cliff College - Metairie? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

20
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Blue Cliff College - Metairie?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

866

Total Students

866
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

60%

Student Median Household Income

$47,789
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

94%
of undergraduates

Men

6%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Women

Blue Cliff College - Metairie has significantly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 6 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 1567 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Blue Cliff College - Metairie study?

Blue Cliff College - Metairie Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Blue Cliff College - Metairie are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Personal and Culinary Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at Blue Cliff College - Metairie?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

51%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Blue Cliff College - Metairie has a retention rate of 51% for full-time undergrads, which is fairly low.

Transfers
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Blue Cliff College - Metairie has no students who transfer here.

Politics in Louisiana
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Louisiana tends to be More Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 38% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 58% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.