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What is a Community College?

Community colleges are all about community:  with a history that spans nearly a century, they serve all segments of society, providing comprehensive, quality academic programs to all who wish to learn regardless of wealth, heritage, or previous academic experience.

Baton Rouge Community College fulfills this tradition by providing students a place where they can obtain an outstanding educational foundation, gain training for today’s workforce, begin their academic career towards a four-year degree, or simply satisfy their desire for knowledge and lifelong learning.

Baton Rouge Community College includes the offering of the highest quality collegiate and career education through comprehensive curricula allowing for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, community education programs and services life-long learning, and distance learning programs. This variety of offerings will prepare students to enter the job market, to enhance personal and professional growth, or to change occupations through training and retraining. The curricular offerings  includes courses and programs leading to transfer credits and to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. All offerings are designed to be accessible, affordable, and or high educational quality. Due to its location, BRCC is particularly suited to serve the special needs of area business and industries and the local, state, and federal governmental complex.