Bunker Hill Community College Among Largest Colleges in Massachusetts
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
For the third consecutive year, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) ranks among the region’s largest colleges and universities, according to the Boston Business Journal’s new Book of Lists.
The Boston Business Journal’s annual Book of Lists represents a snapshot of the area’s economy, businesses, health-care institutions and colleges/universities. With 14,023 students as of fall 2013, Bunker Hill Community College ranks eleventh in enrollment, ahead of such institutions as Brandeis and Bentley universities, as well as the Commonwealth’s 14 other community colleges.
While BHCC is one of largest institutions of higher education in Massachusetts, it continues to be one of the most affordable. According to the Boston Business Journal’s ranking, the 2013-14 cost of tuition and fees at BHCC was $3,384, the lowest of the 25 colleges and universities listed.
About Bunker Hill Community College
Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, enrolling approximately 18,000 students annually. BHCC has two campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, and a number of other locations throughout the Greater Boston area. BHCC is one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in Massachusetts. Sixty-five percent of the students are people of color and more than half of BHCC's students are women. The College also enrolls nearly 600 international students who come from 94 countries and speak more than 75 languages.