Bucks County Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

275 Swamp Road

Office of Admissions

Newtown, PA 18940

(215) 968-8100

Fax: (215) 968-8110



Contact: Marlene Barlow

Director of Admissions
Main Address

275 Swamp Road

Newtown, PA 18940

(215) 968-8000

www.bucks.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,084

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admissions to nursing, fine arts, chef apprenticeship and fine woodworking programs based on GPA and satisfaction of prerequisites. Admission to music program based on above, plus audition. Admission to art program based on above, plus portfolio. College’s own test administered for placement purposes, after admission.


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Production/Cinematography A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Graphic Design A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C
Operations Management A
Restaurant/Food Services Management A,C
Retailing A
Small Business Administration A
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism C
Communications/Rhetoric A
Digital Communications/Multimedia A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A,C
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Information Technology A
Web/Multimedia Design C

Education

Biology Teacher Education A
Chemistry Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Health Teacher Education A
Mathematics Education A
Physical Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Hardware C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Institutional Food Production A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General A
Management/Clinical Assistant A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Office Assistant A,C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Sport/Fitness Administration A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts A,C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A

Precision Production Trades

Woodworking A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Correctional Facilities Administration A
Corrections A
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – 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.

Bucks County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(215) 968-8000
Website:www.bucks.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apps.bucks.edu/admissions/index.php
Address:275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940-4106
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,232
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,734 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,898
Out-of-state Tuition:$11,498
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:55%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,491

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bucks County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bucks County Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services37
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services36
Construction Trades1
Education17
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields12
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences23
Health Professions and Related Programs35
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies12
Personal and Culinary Services12
Precision Production11
Psychology1
Science Technologies/Technicians2
Visual and Performing Arts17
Grand total2063

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bucks County Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education2
English Language and Literature/Letters1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Psychology1
Grand total316

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bucks County Community 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,898
Out-of-state$11,498
Books and supplies$1,700

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid56855%
Grant or scholarship aid35934%$4,491
Student loan aid21020%$4,671

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,67529%$3,639
Federal student loans6888%$5,081

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bucks County Community 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 Bucks County Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Bucks County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,232
Undergraduate enrollment8,232
Graduate enrollment0

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

Bucks County Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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
    • 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
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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