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?
- The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at BC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 26% of the faculty were full-time.
Broward College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
BC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards BC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Broward College?
Contact details for BC are given below.
|Address:||111 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301|
How Do I Get Into BC?
You can apply to BC online at: www.broward.edu/admissions/Pages/default.aspx
Can I Afford Broward College?
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
Of the 11,835 full-time undergraduates at BC, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Broward College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||3,136|
|Hispanic or Latino||4,384|
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
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%|
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|
|Computer Information Systems||#100|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#190|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#229|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#286|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#286|
|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 Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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