Brevard College

School Highlights
  • Brevard College serves 705 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Brevard College is the only community colleges within Transylvania County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Brevard College is Blue Ridge Community College (Flat Rock) (17.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Brevard College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty64 staff139 staff
Brevard College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Brevard College has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Brevard College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment705 students2,380 students
Brevard College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:119:1
Brevard College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-1,019 students
Brevard College Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-1,361 students
Brevard College Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity
Brevard College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Brevard College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Brevard College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Brevard College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Brevard College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Brevard College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Brevard College Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.56
Brevard College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,400$27,500
Brevard College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $26,170 is more than the state average of $16,515. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$26,170$16,515
Brevard College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%81%
Brevard College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$26,460$10,500
Brevard College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,092
Brevard College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate43%69%
Brevard College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Reading470470
Brevard College SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math490495
Brevard College SAT Math (2007-2013)
ACT Composite2020
Brevard College ACT Composite (2007-2013)
ACT English2019
Brevard College ACT English (2007-2013)
ACT Math1919
Brevard College ACT Math (2007-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.