Brookhaven College

Brookhaven College

Founded in 1978, the Brookhaven College is a community college within the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). It is located in Farmers Branch, Texas. The campus covers 467,000 square feet and divided between more than 15 buildings.

The college opened as the seventh college in the DCCCD. It enrolls more than 9,000 students each semester and over 8,000 in the school's continuing education program. Brookhaven offers associate's degrees in arts and sciences, applied science, arts and sciences for business majors and nursing.

The sports teams of Brookhaven participate in Men's Baseball, Men's Basketball, Women's Soccer and Women's Volleyball. They participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the Metro Athletic Conference (MAC).

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Brookhaven College
3939 Valley View Ln
Farmers Branch , TX 75244-4997
General Phone: (972) 860-4700

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Brookhaven Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts247general studies, interdisciplinary studies, cartography
Business and Management112business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting, accounting technology, marketing, apparel marketing
Mechanics and Repair89automobile mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine52EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology25radiographer
Office and Administration25executive secretary, receptionist, office data entry
Design17design and visual communication
Computer Science and Engineering14computer programming, data processing tech, computer science, computer networking
Media4communication studies
Family and Social Work4child development, child care management, child care provider
Education and Teaching3education

Number of programs and degrees for Brookhaven in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree43222
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16117

Brookhaven Student Body

In 2007-2008, Brookhaven had a total enrollment of 11,059 students (6,559 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 43%
Black 16%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 12%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 16%
20-21 16%
22-24 17%
25-29 17%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Brookhaven Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 46 %

Brookhaven Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Brookhaven Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,160
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,450
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Brookhaven participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2100200)

Brookhaven Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5669

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year56$59,49369$58,432
All faculty totalacademic year56$59,49369$58,432

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

Brookhaven Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

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Brookhaven Highlights

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What Sets Brookhaven Apart:

% of degrees in design
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Top 6%Brookhaven % of degrees in design
Number of students
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Top 7%Brookhaven Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 9%Brookhaven Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Brookhaven % of degrees in office and administration
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 12%Brookhaven Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 16%Brookhaven % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Brookhaven % of degrees in business and management
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Brookhaven Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Brookhaven % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Brookhaven % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Brookhaven Number of degree programs

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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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