Community College of Beaver County

Monaca, PA 15061
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The Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) is located in Monaca, Pennsylvania. CCBC was established in 1966 and it now serves well over 6000 students. There are a large number of different associate’s degree courses at this school as well as many certificate programs. The CCBC credits that students earn are easily transferred over to four-year universities as well so it is a very practical option for anyone who is looking to continue on at a larger school in the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. CCBC has been named one of the top ten community colleges in Pennsylvania by for a reason.

The CCBC nursing program is held in high esteem and CCBC students will be able to sign up for either the practical nursing program or the associate’s degree in nursing program. The practical nursing program has the distinction of being ranked the number-one practical nursing program in all of Pennsylvania in 2015. The associate’s degree in nursing program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and also has the full approval of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students2,506
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate45%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 61
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 11
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1993 - 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$156/credit
In State Students$312/credit
Out of State Students$468/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 $7,020 $14,040 $21,060
ADN 70 $10,920 $21,840 $32,760
BSN 125 $19,500 $39,000 $58,500
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, 79% of Community College of Beaver County's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 49% $4,057
Other Federal Grant 23% $169
State Grant & Scholarships 37% $2,594
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $4,090
Federal Student Loans 48% $5,266
Private Loans 3% $8,915


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$8,763
$30,001 to $48,000$8,896
$48,001 to $75,000$11,605
$75,001 to $110,000$13,830
Over $110,000$14,312

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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 Pennsylvania state board of nursing.
Community College of Beaver County
1 Campus Drive
Monaca, PA 15061

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