Nunez Community College

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nunez community college

Nunez Community College is a comprehensive community college in Chalmette, Louisiana, that offers education programs in general education and occupational technologies. The school offers associate degrees, certificates, and workforce development in the arts, sciences, and humanities disciplines.

Nunez Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges and Schools. You can learn more about the college’s accreditation by contacting the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or by calling 404-679-4500.

General Information

Admission Office

3710 Paris Road

Chalmette, LA 70043

(504) 278-7467

Fax: (504) 278-7487

Contact: Brittany Barras

Director of Admissions and Dual Enrollment
Main Address

3710 Paris Road

Chalmette, LA 70043

(504) 278-7467

Total undergrads: 2,629

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 335

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,602


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Regular application fee: $0

Online application fee: $0

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Open enrollment, no minimum admission requirements for general admission to the college. There are additional requirements for Practical Nursing:

College Majors

2016-2017 Programs & Credentials

TCA = Technical Competency Area, CGS = Certificate of General Studies, CAS = Certificate of Applied Science, CTS = Certificate of Technical Studies, TD = Technical Diploma, AGS = Associate of General Studies, AA = Associate of Arts, AAS = Associate of Applied Science, AS = Associate of Science

Arts & Humanities
Care & Development of Young Children: TCA, CAS, AAS
Fine Arts (Louisiana Transfer Degree), AA
General Studies: CGS, AGS
Humanities (Louisiana Transfer Degree), AA
Social Sciences (Louisiana Transfer Degree), AA
Teaching (Grades 1-5) AS

Business Technology
Business (Louisiana Transfer Degree), AA
Business Technology: CAS
Business Technology: AAS

  • Concentrations: Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism (HRT) Administration, Medical Office Management

Culinary Arts: TCA (Basic), TCA (Sanitation), CTS
Culinary Entrepreneurship: TD
Entrepreneurship: TCA
Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Administration: TCA
Medical Coding & Billing: CAS
Paralegal Studies: CTS, AA

Business Information Technology
Advanced Application Fundamentals: CTS
Application Fundamentals: CTS
Business Fundamentals: CTS
Business Information Technology: TD
Databases: TCA
Microsoft OS: CTS
Software Development: CTS
Spreadsheets: TCA, CTS
Word Processing: CTS

Health and Natural Sciences
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): TCA
Biological Sciences (Louisiana Transfer Degree): AS
Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician: TCA
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), TCA
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Paramedic: CTS
Nursing Assistant (CNA): TCA
Patient Care Technician: CTS
Phlebotomy: TCA
Physical Sciences (Louisiana Transfer Degree): AS
Practical Nursing (LPN): TD

Skilled Trades
Advanced Electrical Construction: CTS
Electrical Construction: CTS
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC): CTS
Industrial Maintenance: CTS, TD
Industrial Technology (PTEC): TCA, AAS
Welding: TCA (Tack Welding), CTS

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Nunez Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (504) 278-6200
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 3710 Paris Rd, Chalmette, LA 70043
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,122
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 968 (46% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,175
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,674
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,536

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Nunez Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Nunez Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31
Construction Trades 1
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 22
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 8
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Personal and Culinary Services 3
Precision Production 2
Grand total 248

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Nunez Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,175
Out-of-state $7,674
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 134 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 127 87% $5,536
Student loan aid 64 44% $5,035

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,598 67% $3,868
Federal student loans 1,281 54% $5,807

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Nunez Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Nunez Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Nunez Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,122
Undergraduate enrollment 2,122
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Nunez Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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