Community College of Beaver County

  • For over 30 years, CCBC has proudly upheld its mission to provide accessible, affordable, high quality education and training to the citizens of Beaver County and surrounding areas.

School Highlights

Community College of Beaver County serves 2,149 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is same as the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

Community College of Beaver County ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 179 teachers has grown by 90% over five years.
Community College of Beaver County(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty179 staff56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Community College of Beaver County has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The Community College of Beaver County diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,149 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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# Full-Time Students749 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students1,400 students146 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
11%
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% Black
8%
15%
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% White
80%
56%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score0.350.64
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College Completion Rate
26%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,300$34,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $8,790 is less than the state average of $10,168. The in-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,990 is less than the state average of $14,356. The out-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,790$10,168
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,990$14,356
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,250$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1966 at Freedom PA. The College leased floors of the Freedom National Bank and 17 vacant storefronts for classrooms and offices. In 1971, CCBC moved its headquarters to Center Township. The Allied Health Building was added in 1973 and the Dome, a geodesic recreational facility was completed in 1976. In 1990, the Aviation Sciences Center was added. Construction on the Library Resource Center was completed in January 1997. The Beaver Technology Education Center (BTEC), located at the Aviation Sciences Center, opened its doors during the summer of 2001. The college is located at Monaca, Pennsylvania, in rural Center Township, Beaver County. The campus has nine buildings, including an athletic field are situated on 100 acres of land admist a blend of modern architecture and inviting green space. Other locations include the Aviation Sciences Center in Chippewa Township and BTEC, located at the Aviation Sciences Center. The Prevention Project is located at the Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit in Center Township. We offer associate degrees designed to satisfy the requirements for the first two years of a bachelor's degree for students interested in transfer. We also offer associate degrees and certificates through a variety of occupational programs for students wanting to proceed directly into the world of work.we provide developmental education courses designed to assist students in enhancing their skills in communications and math. We also provide job skills training through a broad array of non-credit classes offered by the Division of Continuing Education. CCBC provides high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services-including university transfer, technical and continuing education programs-that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in our community. College offers approximately 500 credit courses in more than 38 career and technical programs and liberal arts curricula. Approximately 103 off-campus credit and non-credit courses are available at various locations near home, at work sites, and on the Internet. The college is accreditated by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; CCBC is also certified and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Community College of Beaver County is Ohio Valley College of Technology (14.1 miles away).
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  • Rosedale Technical College
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  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
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The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Workforce Institute's City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.