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Broward College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Broward College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors BC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Broward College Ranked?

2023 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.

Broward College was awarded 176 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

BC landed the #730 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

BC is also ranked #22 out of 77 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Broward College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Broward College admissions.

Broward College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Broward College, the student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 Broward College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Broward College

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Broward College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 33,243 undergraduates at BC with 10,715 being full-time and 22,528 being part-time.

How Much Does Broward College Cost?

The overall average net price of BC is $12,351. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for BC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,869 $11,882 $13,994 $17,566 $18,730

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 BC, 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 BC, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $3,498 a year. That adds up to $13,992 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BC is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do BC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BC make around $38,630 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Broward College make the most money.

Location of Broward College

Broward College is a public institution situated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Fort Lauderdale is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for BC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-201-7350
Website: www.broward.edu/

Broward College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 316 $39,654
Computer Information Systems 162 $35,652
Nursing 106 $73,086
Special Education 66 $43,993
Information Technology 36 NA
Air Transportation 24 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 23 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Computer Systems Networking 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Broward College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at BC

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 2019-2020, 28,969 students took at least one online class at Broward College. This is an increase from the 12,565 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 28,969 15,469
2018-2019 12,565 5,532
2017-2018 12,162 5,162
2016-2017 11,328 4,465
2015-2016 11,991 4,697

Learn more about online learning at Broward College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.