Beaufort County Community College

5337 Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Tel: (252)946-6194
1,978 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 1,978 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Beaufort County Community College is the only community colleges within Beaufort County, NC.
The nearest community college is Martin Community College (22 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Beaufort County Community 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 116 staff
59 staff
Beaufort County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,978 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,978 students
1,282 students
Beaufort County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Beaufort County Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
882 students
810 students
Beaufort County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,096 students
1,017 students
Beaufort County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Beaufort County Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Beaufort County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
34%
12%
Beaufort County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
59%
57%
Beaufort County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Beaufort County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Beaufort County Community 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
Beaufort County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,352 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,496 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,352 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,496 $10,294
Beaufort County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Beaufort County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Williamston Martin Community College
    Public
    1161 Kehukee Pk Rd
    Williamston, NC 27892
    (252)792-1521
    22  Mi  |  799  students
  • Greenville Miller-Motte College-Greenville
    Private for-profit
    1021 WH Smith Blvd Ste 102
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252)215-2000
    25  Mi  |  455  students
  • Winterville Pitt Community College
    Public
    1986 Pitt Tech Road
    Winterville, NC 28590
    (252)493-7200
    25.1  Mi  |  8902  students
  • New Bern Craven Community College
    Public
    800 College Ct
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)638-7200
    30.3  Mi  |  3154  students
  • Grantsboro Pamlico Community College
    Public
    5049 Hwy 306 South
    Grantsboro, NC 28529
    (2.5)224-9185
    32.9  Mi  |  601  students
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 67%. 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.