Brookhaven College

3939 Valley View Ln
Farmers Branch, TX 75244-4997
Tel: (972)860-4700
12,790 students
Public institution

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Brookhaven College serves the northwest part of Dallas County with student-focused educational programs. Whether you need a review of your skills before beginning college-level work, short-term training to enter the workforce right away, or undergraduate courses on your way to an advanced degree, Brookhaven College offers high quality, convenient and affordable classes to help you meet your educational goals. Personal enrichment courses also are available for you to pursue your interests, hobbies or love of learning.
School Highlights:
Brookhaven College serves 12,790 students (20% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Brookhaven College is one of 21 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas (1.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Brookhaven College 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

Student Body

The student population of 12,790 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 54:1 has increased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,790 students
1,388 students
Brookhaven College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,569 students
836 students
Brookhaven College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,221 students
1,036 students
Brookhaven College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Brookhaven College sch enrollment Brookhaven College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
14%
2%
Brookhaven College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
29%
7%
Brookhaven College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
11%
Brookhaven College Black (2006-2012)
% White
44%
67%
Brookhaven College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Brookhaven College sch ethnicity Brookhaven College sta ethnicity
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. 0.69 0.44
Brookhaven College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,490 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,960 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,490 $5,890
Brookhaven College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,960 $10,047
Brookhaven College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Brookhaven College opened its doors in 1978 as one of the seven Dallas County Community College District, the largest undergraduate institution in the State of Texas. Located on a 200-acre campus in the city of Farmers Branch, the college serves the northern portion of Dallas County including the Town of Addison, cities of Carrollton and Farmers Branch and North Dallas. Brookhaven College currently has a total of 467,000 square feet of building space divided among 17 buildings. Instructional laboratories include a business studies computer center, which houses more than 200 student computers. A recent expansion to fine arts facilities includes a new 2,400 square-foot gallery, a renovated ceramics/kiln yard and a Macintosh computer lab. The 680-seat performance hall is the site for year round School of the Arts presentations including plays, dance festivals and nationally known entertainers, and serves as the venue for theatre arts instruction. Brookhaven College, a two-year community college offering a full range of freshman-and sophomore-level courses, confers the associate in arts and associate in science degrees. Associate in applied science degrees and certificates also are available in technical/occupational areas including accounting, automotive technology, business administration, child development, computer information technology, e-commerce, emergency medical services, management, marketing, office technology, paramedicine, radiologic technology, nursing and visual communications. Corporate and continuing education courses range from self-improvement and career skills to leisure activity. Customized training programs also are available for businesses on the college campus or at the job site. Brookhaven College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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For Dallas, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,644 per year for in-state students and $6,788 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,610 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Dallas, TX 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Dallas, TX is Golf Academy of America-Farmers Branch. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.