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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

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.

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

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Bucks County Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 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 7,480 undergraduates at Bucks County Community College with 2,702 being full-time and 4,778 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

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 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bucks County Community College make around $38,600 per year during the early years of their employment. 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

Bucks County Community College is a public institution situated in Newtown, Pennsylvania. 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 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, 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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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.

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