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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?

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.

Bunker Hill Community College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

BHCC 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 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

At Bunker Hill Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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

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 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at BHCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,522 undergraduates at BHCC with 4,156 being full-time and 8,366 being part-time.

BHCC 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 BHCC is 69.66 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.66 out of 100
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How Much Does Bunker Hill Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of BHCC is $7,243. 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 +
$6,813 $7,553 $9,047 $11,664 $12,370

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

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 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 9.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do BHCC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from BHCC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $35,100 in their early years. 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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Location of Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College is a public institution situated in Boston, Massachusetts. 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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Location of Bunker Hill Community College

Contact details for BHCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, MA 02129-2925
Phone: 617-228-2000

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 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, 3,429 students took at least one online class at Bunker Hill Community College. This is an increase from the 3,222 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,429 843
2016-2017 3,222 726
2015-2016 2,367 697
2014-2015 2,385 696
2013-2014 2,353 679

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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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