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Bladen Community College Data & Information Overview

17 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
23% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Bladen Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Bladen Community College Ranked?

#1,499 Best Colleges in Nation
#48 Best Colleges in NC
General Studies Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bladen Community College was awarded 17 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general studies.

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Overall Quality

BCC landed the #1,499 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when BCC held the #2,040 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

BCC is also ranked #48 out of 93 schools in North Carolina.

See all of the rankings for Bladen Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into BCC?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Since Bladen Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about Bladen Community College admissions.

Bladen Community College Faculty

9 to 1 Student to Faculty
54% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at BCC it is much better at 9 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bladen Community College is 54%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  54 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bladen Community College

61% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Bladen Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Bladen Community College.

Bladen Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

400 Full-Time Undergraduates
47.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
67.3% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,057 undergraduates at BCC with 400 being full-time and 657 being part-time.

How Much Does Bladen Community College Cost?

$7,516 Net Price
2% Take Out Loans
$24,000 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of BCC is $7,516. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of BCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At BCC, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $6,000 a year. That adds up to $24,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BCC is 23.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do BCC Graduates Make?

$25,444 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BCC make around $25,444 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 40% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Bladen Community College make the most money.

Location of Bladen Community College

North Carolina State
400 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Bladen Community College is a public institution located in Dublin, North Carolina. BCC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Contact details for BCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7418 Nc Hwy 41 West, Dublin, NC 28332
Phone: 910-879-5500

Bladen Community College Majors

14 Majors With Completions
283 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Bladen Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at BCC

80% Take At Least One Class Online
51% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 809 students took at least one online class at Bladen Community College. This is a decrease from the 1,010 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 809 517
2019-2020 1,010 914
2018-2019 880 379
2017-2018 532 261
2016-2017 748 341

Learn more about online learning at Bladen Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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