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Bethune-Cookman University
  • 4 Year
  • DAYTONA BEACH, FL

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C

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BCU is a private, Christian university located in Daytona Beach, Florida. As a historically black college, BCU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,614 undergraduate students. The BCU acceptance rate is 98%. Popular majors include Psychology, Criminal Justice and Corrections, and Business. Graduating 33% of students, BCU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,600.

About

640 DR MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE BLVD
DAYTONA BEACH, FL 32114
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Bethune-Cookman University Rankings

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BCU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
98%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
840-980
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,016 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,167 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 105 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 129 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 129 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    99%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,614 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
132
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
81%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Different
    34%
  • Passionate
    23%
  • CookMan/CookWoman
    14%
  • Hood
    11%
  • Phoenomenal
    8%
  • Above
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 139 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 157 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 89 responses
  • Enter to Learn Depart to Serve
    73%
  • Great
    11%
  • Phenomenal
    9%
  • Good
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    1%
  • Unorganized
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
33%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 84 responses

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