Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Bunker Hill Community College Ranked?

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2023 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 618 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is finance and financial management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, BHCC is ranked #441 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 63 colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC is ranked at #22.

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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 19 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 24%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Bunker Hill Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Bunker Hill Community College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Bunker Hill Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,924 undergraduates at BHCC with 3,459 being full-time and 6,465 being part-time.

How Much Does Bunker Hill Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of BHCC is $7,913. 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 +
$7,349 $7,856 $9,176 $11,665 $13,340

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 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,033 a year. That adds up to $16,132 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BHCC is 7.5%. 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 BHCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BHCC make around $44,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future BHCC graduates since it is 4% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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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 2019-2020, 9,924 students took at least one online class at Bunker Hill Community College. This is an increase from the 2,625 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 9,924 9,144
2018-2019 2,625 779
2017-2018 3,429 843
2016-2017 3,222 726
2015-2016 2,367 697

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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

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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