- The mission of Broward Community College is to provide high quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. Supported by the Board of Trustees and the community, a dedicated faculty and staff fulfill this mission through their commitment to student achievement, lifelong learning, academic excellence and the use of current technology.
Broward College serves 33,243 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 33,243 students
- In-state tuition: $2,542
- Out-state tuition: $8,664
- Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
- Minority enrollment: 83%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Broward College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 1,895 teachers has grown by 122% over five years.
(FL) Community College Avg.
Four or more years
Four or more years
Private, for profit
The student population of Broward College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Broward College diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.72. 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 $2,542 is less than the state average of $3,280. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,664 is less than the state average of $10,578. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat 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)
- Broward Community College provides higher education and technical and occupational training for the citizens of Broward County, its district by law. As the first public higher education institution in the county, Broward Community College functions as the principal provider of undergraduate higher education for the residents of Broward County: As one of the twenty eight community colleges in the Florida system, Broward Community College is designed to be a community-based institution that offers a comprehensive range of programs responsive to changes in the community and in technology. Where appropriate, these programs are articulated with the public school system, area vocational schools, and upper-level institutions to insure that students can move smoothly from one system to another. Through this wide variety of degree and certificate programs and continuing education courses, the College attracts a great diversity of students, including individuals planning to complete a bachelor's degree program, people seeking to acquire job-entry skills, employees desiring to upgrade skills for promotion or career change, and individuals seeking education for their personal enrichment. From high school students who enroll in a course to accelerate their college education, to retirees who return to education after decades devoted to other pursuits, a multitude of age groups is represented at Broward Community College. These culturally diverse students span the learning spectrum from developmental to gifted. The College's programs and services are designed to serve the community by meeting the higher education needs of all these individuals. The College has several centers and numerous off-campus facilities. The Downtown Center is the site of the College's administrative offices. The North Area Office of Business and Industry Services, on W. Commercial Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, provides classes and counseling/advisement. Tigertail Lake, on Ravenswood Road in Fort Lauderdale, is leased from the County for various instructional and recreational purposes. Broward Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees. The College is also authorized by the Florida Department of Education.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Broward College cost?
Broward College's tuition is approximately $2,542 for In-State students and $8,664 for Out-State students.
What is Broward College's ranking?
Broward College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Least expensive tuition, Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown, Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Least debt for graduating students.
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