Brookhaven College

  • Brookhaven College serves the northwest part of Dallas County with student-focused educational programs. Whether you need a review of your skills before beginning college-level work, short-term training to enter the workforce right away, or undergraduate courses on your way to an advanced degree, Brookhaven College offers high quality, convenient and affordable classes to help you meet your educational goals. Personal enrichment courses also are available for you to pursue your interests, hobbies or love of learning.

School Highlights

Brookhaven College serves 13,718 students (14% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Brookhaven College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 628 teachers has grown by 145% over five years.
Brookhaven College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty628 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Brookhaven College has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The Brookhaven College diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,718 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,983 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students11,735 students3,460 students
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% Asian
10%
5%
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% Hispanic
46%
47%
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% Black
16%
12%
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% White
22%
29%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.68
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College Completion Rate
21%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,000$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,015$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,695$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid52%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,895$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Brookhaven College opened its doors in 1978 as one of the seven Dallas County Community College District, the largest undergraduate institution in the State of Texas. Located on a 200-acre campus in the city of Farmers Branch, the college serves the northern portion of Dallas County including the Town of Addison, cities of Carrollton and Farmers Branch and North Dallas. Brookhaven College currently has a total of 467,000 square feet of building space divided among 17 buildings. Instructional laboratories include a business studies computer center, which houses more than 200 student computers. A recent expansion to fine arts facilities includes a new 2,400 square-foot gallery, a renovated ceramics/kiln yard and a Macintosh computer lab. The 680-seat performance hall is the site for year round School of the Arts presentations including plays, dance festivals and nationally known entertainers, and serves as the venue for theatre arts instruction. Brookhaven College, a two-year community college offering a full range of freshman-and sophomore-level courses, confers the associate in arts and associate in science degrees. Associate in applied science degrees and certificates also are available in technical/occupational areas including accounting, automotive technology, business administration, child development, computer information technology, e-commerce, emergency medical services, management, marketing, office technology, paramedicine, radiologic technology, nursing and visual communications. Corporate and continuing education courses range from self-improvement and career skills to leisure activity. Customized training programs also are available for businesses on the college campus or at the job site. Brookhaven College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Brookhaven College is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas (1.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Dallas County, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,965 per year for in-state students and $4,621 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,201 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dallas County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Dallas County, TX is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.