River Parishes Community College

Gonzales, LA, USA
2.52 Average Rating

River Parishes Community College is a 2-year college in southern Louisiana. RPCC offers degrees and certificates in 20 academic programs. For students who wish to transfer to a 4-year institution, RPCC’s Louisiana Transfer Degree recipients receive guaranteed admission to any public Louisiana university with junior standing. To reward exceptional student performance, RPCC is home to honor societies including Phi Theta Kappa and Gamma Beta Phi.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,980
Total Number of Undergrads
1,980
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
28:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,553
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,079
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$8,123
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1220

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
68%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,601
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
68%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,917
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,604

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
31%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,123
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$124
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$31,900
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What Students Are Saying

2.52 Average Rating
Small classes, excellent and determined teachers and excellent students.
Kristi from Sorrento, LA
River Parishes Community college is an excellent college for those looking to go to small colleges. The staff there is amazing, and will help you in the blink of an eye. I have had a wonderful time doing their online classes, and I am looking forward to their summer program.
Cody from Gonzales, LA

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