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Broward College Overview

Broward College is a public institution located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Fort Lauderdale is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Broward College Known For?

12,037 Full-Time Undergraduates
$8,783 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest degree offered at BC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 26% of the faculty were full-time.

Broward College Rankings

BC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that BC has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for BC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 403
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 674
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,406

Where Is Broward College?

Location of Broward College

Contact details for BC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-201-7350

How Do I Get Into BC?

You can apply to BC online at:

Broward College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Broward College?

11% Take Out Loans
7.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of BC is $8,783. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for BC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,075 $8,950 $11,223 $13,066 $13,044

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At BC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,439 a year. That adds up to $13,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BC is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Broward College Undergraduate Student Diversity

12,037 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 40,754 undergraduate students at BC, with 12,037 being full-time and 28,717 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BC

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,037 full-time undergraduates at BC, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Broward College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 426
Black or African American 3,476
Hispanic or Latino 4,268
White 2,045
International Students 886
Other Races/Ethnicities 936

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Broward College. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 94 countries are represented at BC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Brazil, and Jamaica.

Online Learning at Broward College

5,162 Took All Classes Online
12,162 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 12,162 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 39th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of BC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Broward College was 7.9%. This is the #1,459 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of BC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 29%
Business, Management & Marketing 25%
Computer & Information Sciences 35%
Computer Information Systems 43%
Information Technology 41%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at BC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Education #33
Entrepreneurial Studies #40
Information Technology #70
Marketing #73
Computer Information Systems #100
Health & Medical Administrative Services #190
Computer & Information Sciences #229
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #286
Liberal Arts General Studies #286
Education #410
Business Administration & Management #497

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Broward College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 31 0 0 0
Air Transportation 94 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 48 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 165 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 165 338 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 1 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 35 103 0 0
Computer Programming 26 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 31 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 7 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 69 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 12 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 23 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16 0 0 0
Fire Protection 5 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 5 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 30 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 4 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 23 0 0 0
Information Technology 50 24 0 0
Legal Support Services 53 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 5,150 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 9 0 0 0
Marketing 11 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 20 0 0 0
Music 18 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 3 24 0 0
Nursing 274 108 0 0
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 16 0 0 0
Special Education 0 51 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 31 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 10 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 11 0 0 0
Total 12,872 1,316 0 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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