Beaufort County Community College

5337 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Tel: (252)946-6194
2,035 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 2,035 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 103 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
College Beaufort County Community College (NC) Community College Avg.
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 103 staff
122 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,035 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,035 students 2,069 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
20:1
# Full-Time Students 755 students
967 students
# Part-Time Students 1,280 students
1,306 students
% Hispanic
4%
5%
% Black
32%
21%
% White
62%
63%
% Unknown races
2%
7%
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. 0.51 0.55

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,272 is less than the state average of $2,281. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,416 is less than the state average of $8,425. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,272 $2,281
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,416 $8,425
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
79%
Source: 2014 (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 $2,281 per year for in-state students and $8,425 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,944 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.