Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa
FL, 32922
Tel: (321)632-1111
17,189 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Brevard Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Brevard Community College is committed to engaging our diverse population in quality, accessible learning opportunities which successfully meet individual and community needs.
School Highlights:
Brevard Community College serves 17,189 students (37% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Brevard Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Brevard County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Melbourne (18.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Brevard Community 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 17,189 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,189 students
1,287 students
Brevard Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
6,352 students
832 students
Brevard Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,837 students
1,021 students
Brevard Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Brevard Community College sch enrollment Brevard Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Brevard Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Brevard Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Brevard Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
76%
66%
Brevard Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Brevard Community College More (2010-2012)
Brevard Community College sch ethnicity Brevard Community 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. 0.40 0.45
Brevard Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,458 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,986 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,458 $5,940
Brevard Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,986 $10,072
Brevard Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Situated on Florida's Space Coast, BCC has four integrated campuses – in Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay and Titusville – an aerospace program at the Kennedy Space Center and a Virtual campus. BCC's diverse 25,000+ student body is made up of high school graduates, business professionals, retirees and everyday people who are university-bound, seeking new career paths or simply following a love of learning. Brevard Community College offers a variety of degree and certificate programs designed to help you transfer to a four-year college or go directly into the workforce. Also, we offer many non-credit courses for students who simply wish to upgrade their skills. BCC serves almost half of the county's residents with educational programs and cultural, sporting, and entertainment events. BCC has a rich athletic tradition, with nine National Junior College Athletic Association titles, 25 conference championships, and 21 Florida Community College Athletics Association titles. BCC is a member of the Suncoast Conference of the FCCAA. BCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located on the Cocoa Campus are three of the world's most technologically advanced facilities: The Astronaut Memorial Planetarium, the BCC/UCF Joint Use Library, and the Florida Solar Energy Center. Together these facilities comprise the main components of the Florida Circle of Science and Technology.

Get admissions information on Brevard Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Melbourne Everest University-Melbourne
    Private for-profit
    2401 N Harbor City Blvd
    Melbourne , FL , 32935
    18.0  Mi  |  577  students
Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.