C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Experience
    C-
  6. Location
    B-
Bucks County Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
275 Swamp Rd
Newtown, PA 18940
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Scores Range
ACT Scores Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$7,589/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,742/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,966/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,234/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,853/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,887/ year

Academics

Professors
C-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.47 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.47 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,047Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After Bucks County Community College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
19%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%

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Bucks County Community College Reviews

378 reviews
All Categories
Bucks County Community College is a school I would recommend to anyone and everyone coming out of high school looking to save some money before transferring to a four-year. With the exception of one, all of my professors have been caring, knowledgeable and passionate about what they teach, and the classes reflect this. There are three campuses that comprise BCCC, so driving an hour to a campus out of range is never necessary. The application and class registration processes couldn't be easier. There's a cafe with all sorts of food available any time, as well as a Starbucks. I noticed that many reviewers tend to rate Bucks negatively in terms of student life/involvement. Bucks has any number of clubs & honors societies with a portion of the building dedicated to them. Yes, a clubs and orgs wing. People who claim there's "nothing to do but go to class and go home" haven't made an effort to look into what Bucks has to offer. You get out of community college what you put into it!
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So far I love the professors who are true masters at their craft. I currently major in Computer Networking Technology and I really do feel prepared to take certification tests once I am done with this semester. The facilities are very nice and the location beautiful. Overall, I am very pleased with this community college and what it has to offer! I recommend to go!
My experience was a good one. Newtown is hard to navigate at first but once you find your way it's great. There are many opportunities there. However I live about 45 minutes from Newtown and because I'm coming to the end of my college career there, all my main classes I can only take at the Newtown campus. It would be really nice to have that opportunity at the Upper Bucks campus since it is so close to home. Overall most of the professors I have had have been amazing and are willing to work with you. They are flexible with your work or emergency schedules. That's one thing I liked the most. Great staff and very helpful and willing to make your college career a good one.