Brevard College

One Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712-0000
Tel: (828)883-8292
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 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Brevard College is the only community colleges within Transylvania County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Blue Ridge Community College (Flat Rock) (17.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 39% 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 705 has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment705 students2,380 students
Brevard College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:120:1
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
-721
Brevard College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Brevard College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
-
6%
Brevard College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
6%
21%
Brevard College Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
63%
Brevard College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Brevard College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
6%
5%
Brevard College Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups 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.0.270.55
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 $16,754. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$26,170$16,754
Brevard College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%78%
Brevard College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$26,461$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 Total Avg.960986
SAT Reading470488
Brevard College SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math490498
Brevard College SAT Math (2007-2013)
ACT Total Avg.5949
ACT Composite2020
Brevard College ACT Composite (2007-2013)
ACT English2013
Brevard College ACT English (2007-2013)
ACT Math1916
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 $3,904 per year for in-state students and $9,565 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,754 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 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.