Beaufort County Community College

5337 Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Tel: (252)946-6194
1,978 students
Public institution
Beaufort County Community College is a public comprehensive community college with a commitment to provide accessible and affordable quality education, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the College.
School Highlights:
Beaufort County Community College serves 1,978 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Beaufort County Community College is the only community colleges within Beaufort County, NC.
The nearest community college is Martin Community College (22.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Beaufort County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 116 staff
61 staff
Beaufort County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,978 has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,978 students 1,296 students
Beaufort County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
21:1
Beaufort County Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 882 students
814 students
Beaufort County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,096 students
1,040 students
Beaufort County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Beaufort County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Beaufort County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
34%
15%
Beaufort County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
59%
51%
Beaufort County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Beaufort County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Beaufort County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.68
Beaufort County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,352 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,496 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,352 $5,660
Beaufort County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,496 $10,250
Beaufort County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Beaufort County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Beaufort County Community College is a public comprehensive community college with a commitment to provide accessible and affordable quality education, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the College. Beaufort County Community College began with the operation of a practical nursing program in 1949, under the direction of the State Vocational and Adult Education Department. From 1962 to 1968, the College operated as extension units of Pitt and Lenoir Community Colleges. In December, 1967, the College was officially chartered as Beaufort County Technical Institute. The vocational and technical programs of the College were complemented by a college parallel program which opened in 1968 in conjunction with East Carolina University. In 1979, community college status was granted, and since then, Beaufort County Community College has functioned as a comprehensive community college offering continuing education and awarding associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. When you arrive on our campus, you can expect affordable quality programs, student-oriented instructors, and accessible services. We've dedicated ourselves to creating a community college that fosters respect for your needs and optimism for your growth. Beaufort County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The college is a member of American Association of Community Colleges North Carolina Community College System.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.