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Study at CUNY Bronx Community College

Established in 1957, CUNY Bronx Community College is a community college located in the University Heights neighborhood of The Bronx. The campus of BCC is spread over an area of 55 acres, overlooking the Harlem River. The college offers several degrees and programs in various fields of study.

BCC is home to the Hall of Fame, designed by Stanford White, that was established to honor outstanding Americans who have had a noteworthy impact on the country s history. It includes bronze busts of Eli Whitney, Alexander Graham Bell and George Westinghouse.

Many BCC alum have gone on to become famous. One of the most notable of them is Richard Carmona, who served as the Surgeon General of the United States from 2002 to 2006.

Profile of CUNY Bronx Community College

The main campus of Bronx Community College is in Bronx, NY (a large city). The school is a public school. Bronx Community College offers degrees up to the Associate s degree.

Course Topics

The school tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. Bronx Community College students most commonly major in a field related to mathematics and family and social work.

Bronx Community College Selectivity

The school admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.


Bronx Community College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student enrolment

In 2007, Bronx Community College had 9,003 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools.

Bronx Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts239liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management119business management, accounting technology, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine116registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work112 community organization, human services
Education and Teaching42teacher aide
Medical Support and Technology31radiation therapist, medical assistant, medical lab tech
Engineering Technician 31mechanical engineering tech, electronics tech
Law28legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering28data processing tech, computer science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19 recreational therapy, dietitian
Design18 design and visual communication
Mechanics and Repair 15automobile mechanics
Media13 radio and TV tech
Mathematics8 mathematics
office and Administration3administrative assistant
Conservation and Resource Management2wildlife management
Landscaping and Horticulture2 ornamental horticulture
Science and Laboratory Technician1science tech

Contact: Bronx Community College

CUNY Bronx Community College

W 181 St & University Ave

Bronx, NY 10453

General Phone: (718) 289-5100

http://www.bcc. cuny.edu

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