Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 43,700
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 27:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
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


Broward 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

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Broward College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $0 and in-state students paid $0.

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

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $5,735

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Broward College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 70% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,405 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Broward College in 2016-2017, was 461, which is 11% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,095 (which is 41.6% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Broward College has enrolled a total of 43,700 students (12,891 students full-time and 30,809 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 43,700 students, 1,923 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 4,697 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 35%

Black/African American: 33%

White: 18%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Broward 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
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 27% 10,584 415
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 26% 10,266
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 3,055 97
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 1,237 285
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 745 0
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 2% 666
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 1% 428
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 401
Education 1% 385 0
Transportation And Materials Moving 1% 277 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Broward College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Broward College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,600. Last year, out of the total 7,471 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,500 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 8,425 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 7,077 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,600 $33,300
Employment Rate 87% 84%
Total Graduates 7,471 8,425

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