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Broward College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Broward College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Broward College Ranked?

2021 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 27 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

BC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

See all of the rankings for Broward College.

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

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Broward College, this rate is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 26%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  26 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Broward College

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Good Overall Diversity at BC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 40,784 undergraduates at BC with 11,749 being full-time and 29,035 being part-time.

BC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for BC is 60.01 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.01 out of 100
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How Much Does Broward College Cost?

The overall average net price of BC is $8,783. 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 +
$8,075 $8,950 $11,223 $13,066 $13,044

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,439 a year. That adds up to $13,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BC is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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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 $34,900 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Broward College make the most money.

Location of Broward College

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

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Location of Broward College

Contact details for BC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-201-7350

Broward College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 338 $39,500
Nursing 108 $77,400
Computer Information Systems 103 NA
Special Education 51 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 24 NA
Information Technology 24 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 10 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 12,162 students took at least one online class at Broward College. This is an increase from the 11,328 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 12,162 5,162
2016-2017 11,328 4,465
2015-2016 11,991 4,697
2014-2015 10,923 3,876
2013-2014 10,659 3,889

Learn more about online learning at Broward 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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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