Burlington County College

601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
Tel: (6.0)989-4931
9,570 students
Public institution
Burlington County College, a comprehensive community college, provides all individuals access to affordable and quality education.
School Highlights:
Burlington County College serves 9,570 students (51.31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Burlington County College is the only community colleges within Burlington County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Pennco Tech-Bristol (15.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 261 teachers has grown by 137% over five years.
College Burlington County 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 261 staff
61 staff
Burlington County College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,570 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 85:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,570 students 1,296 students
Burlington County College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
Burlington County College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,910 students
810 students
Burlington County College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,660 students
1,036 students
Burlington County College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Burlington County College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Burlington County College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Burlington County College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Burlington County College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Burlington County College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Burlington County College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Burlington County College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Burlington County College Non Resident (2008-2013)
Burlington County 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. 0.48 0.53
Burlington County College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,245 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,195 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,245 $5,694
Burlington County College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,195 $10,252
Burlington County College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 58%
Burlington County College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • With campuses in Pemberton and Mt. Laurel, and centers in Willingboro and Mt. Holly, BCC offers credit, non-credit, certificate and enrichment programs. High-tech offerings remain among the most exciting majors at BCC. This focus on technology was one of the major factors in developing BCC's newest partnership, Drexel at BCC. Our two campuses in Pemberton and Mt. Laurel and two centers in Mt. Holly and Willingboro offer a full range of student services, university transfer degrees, associates degree programs, professional-technical career development programs, and certifications in technology and management, as well as personal, cultural and recreational enrichment programs. The Burlington ACT Center on the Pemberton Campus offers individuals and corporate clients a broad array of job training courses, and an approved testing center for an inventory of professional licenses and certifications. The 225-acre Pemberton Campus, in the eastern sector of Burlington County, blends modern architecture with the natural beauty of the New Jersey Pinelands. The pinelands, an ecological treasure declared a National Reserve in 1978 and an International Biosphere Reserve in 1983, provide a beautiful backdrop for a campus rich in art, culture, recreational facilities, technological advancements and a growing diversity of academic programs. Burlington County College is a public community college accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the State of New Jersey.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,489 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,773 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New Jersey 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.