Bronx Community College of the City University of New York: Narrative Description

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University Ave. & West 181st St.
Bronx, NY 10453
Tel: (718)289-5100
Admissions: (718)289-5888
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1959. Setting: 50-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 7,952. Full-time: 4,725 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 3,227 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 16 states and territories, 100 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 49% Hispanic, 38% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 48% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $2800 full-time, $120 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4560 full-time, $190 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $284 full-time, $80 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 75,000 books and 800 serials. 300 computers available on campus for general student use.

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