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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 B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  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 2,527 undergraduate students. The BCU acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Corrections, Psychology, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 32% 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
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Bethune-Cookman University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

BCU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
820-990
ACT Range
15-18
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$11,717 / 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
$12,038 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 108 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 134 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 134 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    100%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,527 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
101
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
76%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 78 responses
  • Different
    35%
  • Passionate
    22%
  • CookMan/CookWoman
    13%
  • Hood
    10%
  • Phoenomenal
    8%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Above
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 144 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 162 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • Enter to Learn Depart to Serve
    70%
  • Great
    11%
  • Phenomenal
    8%
  • Good
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Unorganized
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 85 responses

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