- 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.
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 70%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 13,718 students
- In-state tuition: $3,015
- Out-state tuition: $4,695
- Student:teacher ratio: 22:1
- Minority enrollment: 78%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Brookhaven College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
The teacher population of 628 teachers has grown by 122% over five years.
(TX) Community College Avg.
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Brookhaven College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same 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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $3,626. 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 $5,997. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Brookhaven College cost?
Brookhaven College's tuition is approximately $3,015 for In-State students and $4,695 for Out-State students.
What is Brookhaven College's ranking?
Brookhaven College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Largest student body and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).
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