Nunez Community College

Nunez Community College

Nunez Community College, also known as Elaine P. Nunez Community College, was founded in 1992 following the merger of St. Bernard Parish Community College and Elaine P. Nunez Technical Institute. The college was named in honor of the wife of Honorable Samuel B. Nunez, Jr., Elaine P. Nunez. It is situated in Chalmette, in the St. Bernard Parish of Louisiana.

Nunez Community College offers the Associate of Science degree in teaching, as well as several certificate programs in the fields of practical nursing, and emergency medical technology. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business & Technology
  • Health & Natural Sciences

Students of Nunez Community College are provided with a host of career services including resume writing, preparing a career plan, job information, and job placement assistance. Eligible candidates can also apply for financial assistance that is available in the form of work study programs, scholarships, grants, and loans.

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Contacting Nunez Community College

Nunez Community College
3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette , LA 70043
General Phone: (504) 278-6245

Nunez Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine118EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts40general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Engineering Technician39industrial tech, computer systems tech
Business and Management15business, business management, accounting technology
Family and Social Work13child care provider
Law11legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology8medical coding
Medical Administration6medical office management
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Education and Teaching2education, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Construction Trades1carpentry, electrician
Computer Science and Engineering1information science, computer science
Mechanics and Repair1HVAC

Number of programs and degrees for Nunez Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7813
Associate's degree10017
Award of less than 1 academic year863

Nunez Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Nunez Community College had a total enrollment of 1,442 students (899 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 31%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 21%
18-19 18%
20-21 13%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Nunez Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 3 %

Nunez Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Nunez Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,858
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,378
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Nunez Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2166100)

Nunez Community College Faculty

Nunez Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1623

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year3$59,6173$50,550
Assistant professoracademic year1*6$48,768
Instructoracademic year10$43,64414$44,291
All faculty totalacademic year14$47,39223$46,276

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Nunez Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Information Science/Studies

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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What Sets Nunez Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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