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Bronx Community College Overview

Located in Bronx, New York, Bronx Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Bronx Community College Known For?

1,724 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at BCC is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 45% of the faculty were full-time.

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Bronx Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

BCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#139 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Teaching Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Teaching Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Bronx Community College?

Location of Bronx Community College

Contact details for BCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453
Phone: 718-289-5100

How Do I Get Into BCC?

You can apply to BCC online at:

Bronx Community 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 Bronx Community College?

3% Take Out Loans
15.1% Loan Default Rate

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 BCC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $3,990 a year. That adds up to $15,960 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BCC is 15.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Bronx Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,191 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,040 undergraduate students at BCC, with 6,191 being full-time and 3,849 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,191 full-time undergraduates at BCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 185
Black or African American 1,604
Hispanic or Latino 4,042
White 109
International Students 161
Other Races/Ethnicities 90

Online Learning at Bronx Community College

37 Took All Classes Online
720 Took At Least One Class Online
89.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 720 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of BCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bronx Community College was 89.9%. This is the #364 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BCC regardless of major.

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%.

Bronx Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 642 0 642
Business Administration & Management 176 0 176
Criminal Justice & Corrections 173 0 173
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 123 0 123
Human Services 61 0 61
General Physical Sciences 45 0 45
General Visual & Performing Arts 45 0 45
Teaching Assistants 37 1 38
Allied Health Professions 37 0 37
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 26 6 32
Data Processing 31 0 31
Public Health 31 0 31
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 22 8 30
Computer Science 29 0 29
Audiovisual Communications 26 0 26
Nursing 26 0 26
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 25 0 25
Electronics Engineering Technology 24 0 24
General Engineering 23 0 23
General English Literature 22 0 22
Legal Support Services 21 0 21
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 14 0 14
Health & Physical Education 12 0 12
Accounting 9 0 9
Business Support & Assistant Services 9 0 9
Mathematics 9 0 9
Biotechnology 5 0 5
Marketing 4 0 4
Horticulture 1 0 1
Environmental Control Technology 1 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,709 15 1,724


*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.

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