CUNY Bronx Community College

CUNY Bronx Community College

Established in 1957, CUNY Bronx Community College is a community college located in the University Heights neighborhood of The Bronx. The campus of BCC is spread over an area of 55 acres, overlooking the Harlem River. The college offers several degrees and programs in various fields of study.

BCC is home to the Hall of Fame, designed by Stanford White, that was established to honor outstanding Americans who have had a noteworthy impact on the country's history. It includes bronze busts of Eli Whitney, Alexander Graham Bell and George Westinghouse.

Many BCC alum have gone on to become famous. One of the most notable of them is Richard Carmona, who served as the Surgeon General of the United States from 2002 to 2006.

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CUNY Bronx Community College
W 181 St & University Ave
Bronx , NY 10453
General Phone: (718) 289-5100

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Bronx Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts234liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management106business management, accounting technology, marketing
Family and Social Work91human services, community organization
Medical Support and Technology61medical assistant, pharmacy tech, radiation therapist, medical lab tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine50registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Education and Teaching37teacher aide
Law34legal assistant
Engineering Technician31electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy27recreational therapy, dietitian
Design19design and visual communication
Computer Science and Engineering18data processing tech, computer science
Office and Administration13administrative assistant
Media12radio and TV tech
Mechanics and Repair8automobile mechanics
Conservation and Resource Management2wildlife management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years205
Associate's degree73625

Bronx Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bronx Community College had a total enrollment of 9,003 students (6,688 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 3%
Black 35%
Hispanic 53%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 19%
20-21 21%
22-24 17%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York95%
(International Students)3%
New Jersey1%

Bronx Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 52 %

Bronx Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,154
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,914
Books and supplies $ 1,016

Financial Aid:
Bronx Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 269200)

Bronx Community College Faculty

Bronx Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3947
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1510

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year38$96,26221$97,406
Associate professoracademic year34$76,48322$77,996
Assistant professoracademic year46$65,17545$64,510
Instructoracademic year2*1*
Lectureracademic year27$56,30935$57,431
All faculty totalacademic year147$73,950124$70,341

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

Bronx Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Conservation And Resource Management
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy
Human Services, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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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