For 45 years, Bossier Parish Community College has been making a difference in the lives of the citizens of Northwest Louisiana. Founded in 1966, BPCC held classes for the first time in fall 1967 with 101 students and a faculty of five full-time and three part-time instructors. In January 2005, the College moved into a new campus which features 9 buildings on 71 acres.
The mission of Bossier Parish Community College is to promote attainment of educational goals within the community and strengthen the regional economy. This mission is accomplished through the innovative delivery of quality courses and programs that provide sound academic education, broad vocational and career training, continuing education, and varied community services. The College provides a wholesome, ethical, and intellectually stimulating environment in which students develop their academic and vocational skills to compete in a technological society.
As a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, BPCC’s enrollment topped 7,900 students in fall 2012 – the highest in its 45-year history. The College serves both traditional and non-traditional students from Northwest Louisiana and the surrounding areas. The College offers associate degrees, certificates/technical diplomas, and technical competency area programs and courses that will transfer. More than 100 online courses are available each semester and four associate degrees can be completed entirely online.
In addition to degree programs, Bossier Parish Community College promotes workforce training, continuing education, and pre-GED preparation. BPCC also offers intercollegiate teams, religious organizations, service groups, and special interest groups for students.
Bossier Parish Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree and certificate.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bossier Parish Community College.