Bunker Hill Community College
Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is located in Boston, Massachusetts. This two-year community college actually has multiple campuses across the Boston area, giving students many convenient locations to further their educations. The school was established back in 1973, and it serves more than 13,000 students. This is considered to be the largest community college in all of Massachusetts, and it gives students many options with a variety of academic programs. Students will be able to pursue associate degrees in various fields as well as several certificate programs. BHCC even has many job training services that can help those who are looking to further their career prospects.
The BHCC nursing program has been popular among students in the area for a very long time. Students can pursue the practical nursing program or the registered nursing program. Graduates of the registered nursing program will receive an associate degree and will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam to become a registered nurse. This nursing program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is also accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Clinical experiences are a big part of the nursing program and they take place at affiliated medical facilities that are off-site.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students11,881|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing schools located within 45 miles radius of Bunker Hill Community College
Roxbury Community College
3 miles away
9 miles away
Massachusetts Bay Community College
11 miles away
Middlesex Community College
15 miles away
North Shore Community College
16 miles away
Massasoit Community College
21 miles away
Northern Essex Community College
29 miles away
Nashua Community College
37 miles away
Quinsigamond Community College
37 miles away
Bristol Community College
45 miles away
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
05/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1978 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$176/credit|
|In State Students||$176/credit|
|Out of State Students||$382/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 66% of Bunker Hill Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||21%||$222|
|State Grant & Scholarships||27%||$1,094|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||1%||$576|
|Federal Student Loans||6%||$5,072|
$7,012Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,482|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,230|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,389|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,259|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.