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  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B-
  6. Location
    A
Bunker Hill is a public college located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,156 undergraduate students. The Bunker Hill acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 19% of students, Bunker Hill alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,300.
250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$7,232/ 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
$5,037/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
67%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
25:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.46 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,156Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8,366
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Engaged
    67%
  • Outgoing
    33%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
19%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Bunker Hill is by far the best community college in the greater Boston area! It has more course selections and facilities than all other community colleges in the city. The student body is very diverse, especially in age and lifestyle. You meet lots of people who are on completely different paths. And it makes the experience more interesting! Of course, there are no dorms (so no parties), but there are a lot of clubs on campus to get involved. If you're into the arts like me, there's a drama department and a new theater space in Charlestown. The dining area is quite small, but there are enough tables and seating areas for everyone to feel cozy! The classes are quite good, and most professors really care about their students. The campus is always calm. There is a train and a bridge nearby, so there isn't much surrounding the actual school. But the school is easily accessible by car or train. It's a great school for anyone on a budget or looking to explore their career options!
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One thing I liked about Bunker Hill Community College is that it gave me the opportunity to do a culinary major. Most culinary schools have tuition that is more than $40,000 and that was something neither my family members or I could afford. Having the opportunity to advance in my knife skills, cooking methods, and knowledge of a real-life kitchen has made me grateful for what is to become. All my teachers have continuously said they are not there to fail our students, they are there to help us succeed. That type of encouragement and opportunities, led to me graduating in the summer of 2020. Since Bunker Hill is a community college, I'm able to transfer my credits to get my bachelor's degree!
I am currently taking online summer courses, and will be taking more in the fall. Bunker Hill offered laptops to student to make remote classes easier. It's very easy to get in contact with professors, advising and other staff. I am having regular check-ins with an advisor about my progress and class performance. Everything is very well planned out and simple. I am really impressed by Bunker Hill!