CUNY Bronx Community College

2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453-0000
Tel: (718)289-5100
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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • CUNY Bronx Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Bronx County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Monroe College (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 445 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
CUNY Bronx Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty445 staff85 staff
CUNY Bronx Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 11,506 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment11,506 students1,688 students
CUNY Bronx Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:127:1
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 students525 students
CUNY Bronx Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
CUNY Bronx Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% 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)
CUNY Bronx Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.560.70
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$35,300
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 $5,480. 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 $9,953. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,854$5,480
CUNY Bronx Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,554$9,953
CUNY Bronx Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%92%
CUNY Bronx Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,720$13,747
CUNY Bronx Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,868
CUNY Bronx Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Monroe College
    Private, for profit
    7,001 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 $5,480 per year for in-state students and $9,953 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,254 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 scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. 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.