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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$4,181|
Admissions, Academics, & 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 College||East Baton Rouge Parish||Louisiana|
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,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
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.
- River Parishes Community College in Gonzales, LA (27 miles away)
- South Louisiana Community College in Lafayette, LA (56 miles away)
- L E Fletcher Technical Community College in Schriever, LA (66 miles away)
- Nunez Community College in Chalmette, LA (80 miles away)
- Northshore Technical Community College - Sullivan in Bogalusa, LA (80 miles away)