Brunswick Community College

Bolivia, NC 28422
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Brunswick Community College (BCC) is located in Bolivia, North Carolina. BCC was established back in 1979 and it now serves around 9700 students. This school is a popular option for students in the area who wish to pursue an associate’s degree. BCC has many transfer partnerships as well, making it easy to transfer credits over to larger four-year schools in the pursuit of bachelor’s degrees. Students will also be able to pursue various professional and technical certificate programs at the school to further their career-based skills. The school is also well known for its athletics department and it offers students many different programs. BCC competes as part of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and offers many men's and women's team sports.

The BCC nursing program offers students either the practical nursing program or the associate’s degree nursing program. Both programs are designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and strategies to be effective professionals in a variety of different medical settings. Graduates of either program will be eligible to apply for the corresponding NCLEX licensure exam for the program that they have completed. The BCC practical nursing program even has the distinction of being ranked in the top ten LPN programs in all of North Carolina. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Number of Students1,425
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 19
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 98%
  • NCLEX-RN: 97.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1983 - 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$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/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 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
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, 70% of Brunswick 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 57% $4,882
Other Federal Grant 6% $481
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $2,268
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $782
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans 3% $5,465


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$5,487
$30,001 to $48,000$5,690
$48,001 to $75,000$6,451
$75,001 to $110,000$7,477
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Brunswick Community College
50 College Rd
Bolivia, NC 28422

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