Brevard Community College

Brevard Community College

Founded in 1960, Brevard Community College, BCC, is a community college on Florida's Space Coast, in Brevard County. BCC has four integrated campuses situated in Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay and Titusville. It also runs an Aerospace program at Kennedy Space Center as well as a virtual campus. BCC was listed 21st in the nation in awarding AA degrees in the year 2007.

BCC's sports teams are known as the Titans. They participate with the Florida Community College Activities Association and the National Junior College Athletic Association. The BCC men's golf program has won several National Junior College Championships since 1969. The men's baseball program has won two state championships.

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Brevard Community College
1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa , FL 32922
General Phone: (321) 632-1111

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Brevard Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,757liberal arts and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement341corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine227EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology163dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, blood bank tech specialist, medical lab tech
Engineering Technician101architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, electromechanical tech, aerospace engineering tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Family and Social Work70foodservice management, child care provider
Business and Management58business management, accounting technology, accounting and related services, entrepreneurship, MIS, management information systems, marketing, business and related services
Beauty and Cosmetology52cosmetology, facial treatment
Photography and Commercial Art50commercial art, cinematography
Computer Science and Engineering34computer applications programming, systems analyst, computer services management
Office and Administration22administrative assistant, executive secretary
Mechanics and Repair19electrical maintenance and repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Science and Laboratory Technician17chemical tech
Medical Administration17medical records tech, medical secretary
Law13legal assistant
Construction Trades10electrician
Production Trades8machine shop assistant, sheet metal tech, welding
Education and Teaching6teacher education
Hospitality3hospitality management
Architecture and Planning1interior architecture

Number of programs and degrees for Brevard Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2,10430
Award of less than 1 academic year65125
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years18218
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years325

Brevard Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Brevard Community College had a total enrollment of 14,496 students (10,798 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 10%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 25%
20-21 18%
22-24 13%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Brevard Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 52 %

Brevard Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cocoa, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Brevard Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,824
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,792
Books and supplies $ 816

Financial Aid:
Brevard Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 147000)

Brevard Community College Faculty

Brevard Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1743
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year24$61,94318$61,004
Associate professoracademic year19$56,66917$54,752
Assistant professoracademic year34$54,76865$52,242
Instructoracademic year10$34,80128$43,869
All faculty totalacademic year87$54,867128$51,976

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Brevard Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports72431

Brevard Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Interior Architecture

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Forensic Science and Technology

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
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checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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