Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bunker Hill 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 Bunker Hill Community College Ranked?

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2022 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.

Bunker Hill Community College was awarded 189 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is pharmacy/pharmaceutical sciences.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked BHCC as #404 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 72 colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC is ranked at #30.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BHCC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Bunker Hill Community 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.

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Bunker Hill Community 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 Bunker Hill Community College, this rate is 22 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 Bunker Hill Community College is 22%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  22 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Bunker Hill 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 Bunker Hill Community College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100
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Bunker Hill Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,352 undergraduates at BHCC with 4,037 being full-time and 7,315 being part-time.

How Much Does Bunker Hill Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of BHCC is $7,867. 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 BHCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,337 $8,116 $9,283 $11,267 $12,756

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 BHCC, 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 BHCC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,144 a year. That adds up to $20,576 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BHCC is 11.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do BHCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BHCC make around $35,100 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.

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See which majors at Bunker Hill Community College make the most money.

Location of Bunker Hill Community College

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Bunker Hill Community College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Boston makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for BHCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, MA 02129-2925
Phone: 617-228-2000
Website: www.bhcc.mass.edu/

Bunker Hill Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at BHCC

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 2018-2019, 2,625 students took at least one online class at Bunker Hill Community College. This is a decrease from the 3,429 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,625 779
2017-2018 3,429 843
2016-2017 3,222 726
2015-2016 2,367 697
2013-2014 2,353 679

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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.

References

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