Broward College

Tel: (954)201-7400
42,273 students
Public institution

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The mission of Broward Community College is to provide high quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. Supported by the Board of Trustees and the community, a dedicated faculty and staff fulfill this mission through their commitment to student achievement, lifelong learning, academic excellence and the use of current technology.
School Highlights:
Broward College serves 42,273 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Broward College is one of 12 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
The nearest community college is Key College (4.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Broward College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 42,273 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 55:1 has increased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
42,273 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
12,902 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 29,371 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 5%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 33%
7%
% Black 29%
12%
% White 33%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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. 0.70
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,494 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,616 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 307% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,494 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,616 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Broward Community College provides higher education and technical and occupational training for the citizens of Broward County, its district by law. As the first public higher education institution in the county, Broward Community College functions as the principal provider of undergraduate higher education for the residents of Broward County: As one of the twenty eight community colleges in the Florida system, Broward Community College is designed to be a community-based institution that offers a comprehensive range of programs responsive to changes in the community and in technology. Where appropriate, these programs are articulated with the public school system, area vocational schools, and upper-level institutions to insure that students can move smoothly from one system to another. Through this wide variety of degree and certificate programs and continuing education courses, the College attracts a great diversity of students, including individuals planning to complete a bachelor's degree program, people seeking to acquire job-entry skills, employees desiring to upgrade skills for promotion or career change, and individuals seeking education for their personal enrichment. From high school students who enroll in a course to accelerate their college education, to retirees who return to education after decades devoted to other pursuits, a multitude of age groups is represented at Broward Community College. These culturally diverse students span the learning spectrum from developmental to gifted. The College's programs and services are designed to serve the community by meeting the higher education needs of all these individuals. The College has several centers and numerous off-campus facilities. The Downtown Center is the site of the College's administrative offices. The North Area Office of Business and Industry Services, on W. Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, provides classes and counseling/advisement. Tigertail Lake, on Ravenswood Road in Fort Lauderdale, is leased from the County for various instructional and recreational purposes. Broward Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees. The College is also authorized by the Florida Department of Education.

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