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Acadian Campus – Baton Rouge Community College

3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, LA

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The mission of Baton Rouge Community College Technical Education is to offer instructional programs that provide employees with the skills they need to contribute to society. The college provides people with hands on learning that prepares them for the workforce.

Programs of study include Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Barber, Automotive Technology, Business Office Technology, Care and Development of Young Children, Culinary Arts, Graphics, Drafting, Machine Tool Technology, Information Technology, Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Welding, and Pharmacy Technician.

The college used to be called Capital Area Technical College. It is made up of six campuses. BRCC is governed by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS). The school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Baton Rouge Community College provides an outstanding education for an affordable price. Full-time tuition for in-state students is only $1,275. Out-of-state students pay $2,028.

Programs are also conducted on Saturdays. The Westside Campus often holds an American Welding Society (AWS) Welding Training Program on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The program currently cost $550.

The college also grants a degree in Helicopter Pilot Operations. The program is VA Chapter 33 benefits approved for eligible U.S. Military Veterans utilizing their Post 9/11 GI bill benefits.  Individuals who complete the program will become Certificated Flight Instructors.

Baton Rouge Community College administers many outstanding services. Health care services are available as well as assistance for individuals with disabilities. Counseling is also provided by the school at no additional cost.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $10 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,200-$3,900
    • Out-of-State: $7,300-$8,778
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $140-$160 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $310-$370 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$4,181

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Acadian Campus – Baton Rouge Community College may offer student services including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how this school compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in East Baton Rouge Parish and community colleges in Louisiana in total.

 Acadian Campus – Baton Rouge Community CollegeEast Baton Rouge ParishLouisiana
Graduation Rate40.8%22.8%17.1%
Transfer-out Rate5.5%5.5%14.9%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Acadian Campus – Baton Rouge Community College.

Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
96%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
28:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,717