CUNY Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY 10453
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CUNY Bronx Community College (BCC) is located in Bronx, New York and is a part of the City of New York University (CUNY) community college system. BCC was established back in 1957 and currently serves more than 10,000 students BCC offers students more than 40 academic programs including several associate’s degree options and some certificate programs for students. The 45-acre campus of the school gives students many other opportunities for enjoying college life as well. There is a robust athletics department that is part of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) The country also hosts the Hall of Fame for Great Americans, which has the distinction of being the first hall of fame in the country.

The BCC nursing program allows students to go down the licensed practical nursing path at this school or they can choose to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. Both programs are held to a very high standard and have a curriculum that is designed to fully prepare students for life as professionals. The BCC nursing program has the full approval of the State Education Department and it is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students10,935
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 18
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 2
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 87.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 84.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1966 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates --

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$210/credit
In State Students$210/credit
Out of State Students$320/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 $9,450 $9,450 $14,400
ADN 70 $14,700 $14,700 $22,400
BSN 125 $26,250 $26,250 $40,000
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, 89% of CUNY Bronx 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 84% $4,675
Other Federal Grant 11% $182
State Grant & Scholarships 74% $3,234
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 5% $4,249
Private Loans -- $3,500


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$5,224
$30,001 to $48,000$6,550
$48,001 to $75,000$9,421
$75,001 to $110,000$12,321
Over $110,000$13,006

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
CUNY Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

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