CUNY Bronx Community College

School Highlights
  • CUNY Bronx Community College serves 11,506 students (59% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • CUNY Bronx Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Bronx County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to CUNY Bronx Community College is Monroe College (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

CUNY Bronx Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 445 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
CUNY Bronx Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty445 staff81 staff
CUNY Bronx Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of CUNY Bronx Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The CUNY Bronx Community College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,506 students1,701 students
CUNY Bronx Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
CUNY Bronx Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students6,836 students1,163 students
CUNY Bronx Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,670 students538 students
CUNY Bronx Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
% Asian
CUNY Bronx Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
CUNY Bronx Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
CUNY Bronx Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
CUNY Bronx Community College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
CUNY Bronx Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Diversity Score0.560.69
CUNY Bronx Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
CUNY Bronx Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,700$35,200
CUNY Bronx Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,854 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,554 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,854$5,512
CUNY Bronx Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,554$10,202
CUNY Bronx Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%93%
CUNY Bronx Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,720$13,006
CUNY Bronx Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,549
CUNY Bronx Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to CUNY Bronx Community College is Monroe College (2.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Monroe College
    Private, for profit
    6,601 students | 2.30 Mi2501 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx NY  10468
  • Boricua College
    Private, non-profit
    1,163 students | 2.50 Mi3755 Broadway
    New York NY  10032
  • 6,985 students | 2.80 Mi500 Grand Concourse
    Bronx NY  10451
  • 444 students | 4.10 Mi24 East 120th Street
    New York NY  10035
  • Cochran School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    93 students | 5.20 Mi967 North Broadway-Andrus Pavillion-Saint John's Riverside, HOSP
    Yonkers NY  10701
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.