River Parishes Community College

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School Information

Phone Number: (225) 743-8500
Website: www.rpcc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.rpcc.edu/admissions/applying-for-admission/apply-online/
Address: 925 West Edenborne Parkway, Gonzales, LA 70737
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,232
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,007 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,079
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,123
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 83%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,371

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

River Parishes Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at River Parishes Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21
Construction Trades 1
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 63
Health Professions and Related Programs 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 41
Precision Production 2
Grand total 218

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at River Parishes 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 $4,079
Out-of-state $8,123
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 410 83%
Grant or scholarship aid 410 83% $4,371
Student loan aid 177 36% $5,396

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,288 39% $4,630
Federal student loans 801 24% $6,292

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for River Parishes 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 River Parishes 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

River Parishes Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,232
Undergraduate enrollment 3,232
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

River Parishes Community College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

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