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River Parishes Community College


Academics at River Parishes Community College

River Parishes Community College, Academic Affairs, includes all technical and transfer credit programs, library services, and college-wide institutional effectiveness. Academic Affairs supports the mission of RPCC through providing leadership, quality service, and instruction that leads to technical certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees for transfer or the workforce.

  1. Academic Programs
  2. Academic Calendars
  3. Catalog and Student Handbook
  4. Online Bookstore
  5. Transfer Resources
  6. Transfer and Articulation
  7. RPCC Canvas

TOPS Scholarships

TOPS (Louisiana’ s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)

administered by

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA)

Address: P.O. Box 91202 – Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 1-800-259-5626 / 225-219-1012

Below are the four types of TOPS Awards available to student along with program enrollment type required for each.

Please note: TOPS Award Recipients are required to enroll full-time, 12 or more credit hours, each semester.

TOPS TECH Approved Programs at RPCC

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Business Office Administration

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Drafting and Design Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Industrial Instrumentation Technology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Process Technology

                                                Associate of Applied Science (AAS) System Administration

Medical Coding Specialist

Practical Nursing

Medical Assistant

Patient Care Technician

AC & Refrigeration

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Welding Technology

Electrical Technology

Pipefitting Apprentice

Retention requirements are determined by LOSFA.  Please visit LOSFA for more information.  Current award amounts for RPCC = $1607.07 per semester not including any applicable stipends.