Bristol Community College
Fall River, MA 02720-7395

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 8,476
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Bristol Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$10
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Bristol Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $5,520 and in-state students paid $576.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$6,251
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$576
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$5,520
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Bristol Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,034 (which is 7.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bristol Community College in 2016-2017, was 394, which is 32% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,448 (which is 24.3% below the national average.)

$4,034
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,448
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
80%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Bristol Community College has enrolled a total of 8,476 students (4,004 students full-time and 4,472 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,476 students, 441 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 984 students for distance studies.

8,476
Total Enrollment
441
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Hispanic: 9%

Black/African American: 9%

Two or more races: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bristol Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 23% 1,090 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 665 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 650
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 501 0
Education 4% 176
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 136
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 130
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 100 30
Personal And Culinary Services 2% 94
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 90

Graduation & Dropout Rates

21%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bristol Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

34%
Still enrolled
32%
Dropout rate
14%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Bristol Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,000. Last year, out of the total 2,182 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,855 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,887 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,510 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,000 $29,800
Employment Rate 85% 80%
Total Graduates 2,182 1,887

Campus Location

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