Bucks County Community College Overview
Bucks County Community College is a public institution situated in Newtown, Pennsylvania. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.
What Is Bucks County Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Bucks County Community College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 23% of the faculty were full-time.
Bucks County Community 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.
Bucks County Community College 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 Bucks County Community College.
Where Is Bucks County Community College?
Contact details for Bucks County Community College are given below.
|Address:||275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940-4106|
How Do I Get Into Bucks County Community College?
You can apply to Bucks County Community College online at: https://ac.bucks.edu/apps/admiss/application/
Can I Afford Bucks County Community College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bucks County Community College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $4,818 a year. That adds up to $19,272 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Bucks County Community College is 10.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Bucks County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,702 full-time undergraduates at Bucks County Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bucks County Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||136|
|Hispanic or Latino||247|
Over 21 countries are represented at Bucks County Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, India, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Bucks County Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bucks County Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 21st most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Bucks County Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bucks County Community College was 11.4%. This is the #1,238 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bucks County Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bucks County Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||10%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||12%|
|Communication & Journalism||41%|
|Communication & Media Studies||43%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||4%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||31%|
|Mathematics & Statistics||33%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bucks County Community College 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 Bucks County Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Sales & Marketing||#13|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||#19|
|General English Literature||#20|
|Mathematics & Statistics||#24|
|English Language & Literature||#48|
|Computer Information Systems||#78|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#95|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#96|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#171|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#189|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#203|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#203|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#214|
|Business Administration & Management||#398|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#495|
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%.
Bucks County Community 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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