Bunker Hill Community College Overview
Bunker Hill Community College is a public institution situated in Boston, Massachusetts. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Bunker Hill Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at BHCC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 22% of the faculty were full-time.
Bunker Hill 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.
BHCC 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 BHCC.
Where Is Bunker Hill Community College?
Contact details for BHCC are given below.
|Address:||250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, MA 02129-2925|
How Do I Get Into BHCC?
You can apply to BHCC online at: www.bhcc.mass.edu/admissions/applynow/
Can I Afford Bunker Hill 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 BHCC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,144 a year. That adds up to $20,576 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at BHCC is 9.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Bunker Hill Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,037 full-time undergraduates at BHCC, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bunker Hill Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||978|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,093|
Over 117 countries are represented at BHCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Bunker Hill Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at BHCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 16th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of BHCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bunker Hill Community College was 5.7%. This is the #1,615 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BHCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of BHCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||13%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||4%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||10%|
|Computer Software & Applications||26%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||10%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||10%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BHCC 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 BHCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General English Literature||#38|
|Communication & Media Studies||#72|
|English Language & Literature||#81|
|Communication & Journalism||#105|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#271|
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%.
Bunker Hill 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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