Brookhaven College

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School Overview

Founded in 1978, Brookhaven College (BHC) is a two-year community college that resides in the city of Branch, in the state of Texas. While BHC is an independent college, it belongs to the Dallas County Community Colelge District (DCCCD). Of the seven primary colleges in the DCCCD, Brookhaven is the youngest.

Brookhaven offers first and second year college courses for students seeking to a two-year associate degree; which may be applied toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. BHC offers degrees and technical training programs designed to prepare students to enter workforce. It also offers degrees specifically designed as a stepping stone into a four-year university. Programs of study at BHC include automotive technology, nursing, child development, computer information systems, e-commerce, international business and trade, emergency medical services, accounting, geospatial technology, management, paramedicine, marketing, business administration, radiologic technology and visual communications, and office technology.

In addition to career training and academic degree programs, BHC offers continuing and adult education courses in various disciplines, including health, business, art, ESL, and music, among many others. As one of the premier higher education institutions in the region, BHC also provides corporate training to local businesses and organizations.

General Information

Admission Office

3939 Valley View Lane

Farmers Branch, TX 75244-4997

(972) 860-4883

Fax: (972) 860-4886

Contact: Thoa Vo

Director of Admissions
Main Address

3939 Valley View Lane

Farmers Branch, TX 75244-4997

(972) 860-4700

Total undergrads: 11,764

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,817


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Observes TASP guidelines.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Design/Visual Communications A,C
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Apparel/Accessories Marketing A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Executive Assistant A
Fashion Merchandising A
Human Resources Development C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A,C
Office Management A
Reception C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Automotive Engineering Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Child Care Service A
Child Development C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Brookhaven College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (972) 860-4700
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, TX 75244-4997
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,718
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 7,719 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,330
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,220
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 52%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,957

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Brookhaven College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Brookhaven College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 87
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 54
Education 4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 43
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Social Sciences 11
Visual and Performing Arts 12
Grand total 2328

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Brookhaven College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,330
Out-of-state $5,220
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 139 52%
Grant or scholarship aid 127 48% $4,957
Student loan aid 21 8% $3,998

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 6,114 45% $3,619
Federal student loans 1,367 10% $5,702

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Brookhaven College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Brookhaven College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Brookhaven College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 13,718
Undergraduate enrollment 13,718
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Brookhaven College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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