Broome Community College

Broome Community College

Broome Community College, also referred to as BCC, is a two-year, public, coeducational college located in Binghamton, Broome County, New York, United States. The College was founded in 1946 as New York State Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences at Binghamton. It was renamed to Broome County Technical Institute in 1953. It underwent another name change in 1956 and was called Broome Technical Community College. In 1971, it was given its present name.

The departments at BCC include:

  • Business Department
  • Computer Studies Department
  • Dental Hygiene Department
  • Fine & Media Arts Department
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Department
  • Medical Technology Department
  • Nursing Department
  • Performing Arts Department

The sports teams of the College are called the Hornets. The official mascot of BCC is the Hornet. Students take part in a variety of sports programs including baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, volleyball, ice hockey, lacrosse, golf, and softball. The College also has a cheerleading squad.

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Broome Community College
907 Upper Front St
Binghamton , NY 13905
General Phone: (607) 778-5000

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Broome Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts404liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management158business management, accounting technology, financial planning, international business, management information systems, marketing
Medical Support and Technology99dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiographer, medical lab tech, clinical and medical lab science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine67EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Engineering Technician62civil engineering tech, electronics tech, industrial tech, quality control tech, mechanical engineering tech, software tech
Security and Law Enforcement59corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Therapy and Counseling39physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling, mental and social health services
Computer Science and Engineering36computer and info science, data processing tech, information science, computer support
Media36digital communications
Law24legal assistant
Hospitality17hotel management
Medical Administration14medical records tech, medical transcription
Family and Social Work13child care management
Mechanics and Repair8communications install and repair
Office and Administration5executive secretary, general office occupations

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,01636
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years479

Broome Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Broome Community College had a total enrollment of 6,558 students (4,955 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 30%
20-21 21%
22-24 13%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York91%
(International Students)4%

Broome Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 56 %

Broome Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,597
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,797
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Broome Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 286200)

Broome Community College Faculty

Broome Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1114
Non-tenured and not on tenure track812

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year39$73,55417$66,932
Associate professoracademic year23$56,43122$54,844
Assistant professoracademic year16$46,79719$41,724
Instructoracademic year0*5$34,061
All faculty totalacademic year78$63,01663$52,499

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

Broome Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Financial Planning and Services
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Broome Community College % of degrees in media
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% of degrees in engineering
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Broome Community College % of degrees in engineering
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Top 16%Broome Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 18%Broome Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 19%Broome Community College % of degrees in liberal arts

checked Open admission
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 Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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