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Broward College Data & Information Overview

355 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
10% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Broward College Ranked?

#635 Best Colleges in Nation
#16 Best Colleges in FL
Allied Health Professions 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.

Broward College was awarded 355 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

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Overall Quality

BC landed the #635 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 BC held the #730 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

BC also holds the #16 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

See all of the rankings for Broward College.

Is It Hard to Get Into BC?

Open Admissions Policy

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

28 to 1 Student to Faculty
32% Full Time Teachers

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 28 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 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Broward College

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

Broward College Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,715 Full-Time Undergraduates
75.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
58.8% Percent Women

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?

$12,351 Net Price
9% Take Out Loans
$12,732 Total Student Loans
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 9% of students took out student loans averaging $3,183 a year. That adds up to $12,732 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?

$38,630 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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.


See which majors at Broward College make the most money.

Location of Broward College

Florida State
10,715 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
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

Broward College Majors

40 Majors With Completions
7,444 Undergraduate Degrees
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

67% Take At Least One Class Online
32% 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, 20,792 students took at least one online class at Broward College. This is a decrease from the 28,969 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 20,792 9,773
2019-2020 28,969 15,469
2018-2019 12,565 5,532
2017-2018 12,162 5,162
2016-2017 11,328 4,465

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.


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