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Bucks County Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bucks County Community 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 Bucks County Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Bucks County Community College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

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

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bucks County Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Bucks County Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Bucks County Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bucks County Community College is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bucks County Community College is 23%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  23 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Bucks County Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Bucks County Community College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Bucks County Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,784 undergraduates at Bucks County Community College with 2,641 being full-time and 5,143 being part-time.

Bucks County Community College 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 Bucks County Community College is 34.76 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  34.76 out of 100
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How Much Does Bucks County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bucks County Community College is $7,722. 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 Bucks County Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,764 $6,467 $8,794 $11,523 $11,826

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 Bucks County Community College, 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 Bucks County Community College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $4,818 a year. That adds up to $19,272 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bucks County Community College is 10.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Bucks County Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Bucks County Community College make about $38,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of Bucks County Community College

Located in Newtown, Pennsylvania, Bucks County Community College is a public institution. Bucks County Community College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Location of Bucks County Community College

Contact details for Bucks County Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940-4106
Phone: 215-968-8000
Website: www.bucks.edu/

Bucks County Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Bucks County Community College

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 2017-2018, 3,257 students took at least one online class at Bucks County Community College. This is an increase from the 2,710 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,257 1,306
2016-2017 2,710 1,016
2015-2016 2,498 1,002
2014-2015 2,467 956
2013-2014 2,217 861

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