Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore, MD 21215
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Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is located in Baltimore, Maryland. BCCC was established in 1947 and it has the distinction of being the only community college in the city of Baltimore. The school serves over 4,800 students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). This is a college that seeks to change lives by building up the community at large. Through its abundance of academic programs, it offers students the chance to find a successful path in life. BCCC offers 29 associate degree programs and 16 certificate programs across a variety of different fields. This gives students many choices when deciding what career paths they wish to tread.

BCCC has a nursing program that is very robust, too. This nursing program will allow students to pursue their dreams of becoming a medical professional. There is a practical nursing program, as well as an associate degree in nursing program. The school also has options for LPN's to transition into becoming RN's when they are looking to advance their careers. Students will learn various skills during their time in the nursing program. This will prepare all future nurses to find gainful employment upon graduation from the program. The BCCC nursing program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and it is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students4,188
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate46%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 14 59
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 76.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1963 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1968 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$110/credit
In State Students$110/credit
Out of State Students$280/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,950 $4,950 $12,600
ADN 70 $7,700 $7,700 $19,600
BSN 125 $13,750 $13,750 $35,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Baltimore City Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 70% $4,299
Other Federal Grant 45% $834
State Grant & Scholarships 15% $1,115
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $2,563
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,289
$30,001 to $48,000$4,592
$48,001 to $75,000$6,617
$75,001 to $110,000$6,014
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.
Baltimore City Community College
2901 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

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