Bucks County Community College: Review & Facts

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Bucks County Community College is a large two-year, public school with 8,615 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1964 and is the only college located in Newtown, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
68
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Bucks County Community College.

Bucks County Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 68 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Bucks County Community College is fair at 70% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bucks County Community College is very low: 18%. About 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bucks County Community College is pretty decent, 14:1. Read more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,300
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $9,800 annually. The additional fees at Bucks County Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,500, which totals $11,300 per year.

Read the details about Bucks County Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Bucks County Community College is $30.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Bucks County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (215) 968-8000 or check Bucks County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Bucks County Community College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bucks County Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Bucks County Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Bucks County Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bucks County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106, USA
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