Academic Experience

Location
Bronx, NY
Undergrads
6,498
Tuition (in-state)
$6,594 ($4,254)
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3 College Senior

Academic Experience: The radiologic technologist program in Bronx Community College is not easy. The classes are straineous, the program itself is like a full time job and the clinicals that are required make it extremely hard for someone to have a job.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: Everything in Bronx Community Colllege if set up for you to succeed. Curriculums are set up to be followed and allow you to graduate in the time indicated.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: The nursing program is a very challenging course to take because we receive a lot of workload, the curriculum is much harder. you're expected to be a C+ Or above. I highly believe the internship and job opportunity that the school provides it's very good because I have classmates who had great experiences about the opportunity they provide you with.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: To campus provide you with various opportunities to become an A+ student such a study session so you can have a one-on-one with one professor and many other things that can help you on become a successful college student.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: I think that my major needs more classes that deals with Animal care and management it seems like some of the classes im taking have nothing to do with my major.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 22nd
    Best Class Sizes
  • 1499th
    Most Accessible Professors
  • 1541st
    Best Class Availability
  • 1563rd
    Least Stressful Workloads

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Kwasi Boateng
Hometown
Accra, GH
Major
Biology
Grad Year
2012
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After taking a semester at Bronx Community College, most students will agree that the school has one of if not the best teacher-friendly atmospheres in New York City colleges. The class size is roughly 30 students for every teacher, but students are properly catered to when it comes to academics, though this mostly applies to students who are serious and committed. This does not mean the school is perfect in this respect. There a few complaints here and there, but success, as always, depends on the individual.

For the beginning of each class, students are given a set of syllabus. The syllabus outlines expected academic requirements, grade procedures, and the class attendance policy. The professor gives detailed explanations of the syllabus for the first day of class. It is very important, though, to ask questions at this period since professors sometimes fail to cover certain critical issues. It is also a good idea to speak with an adviser to avoid any confusion. Some professors base their final grades on final exams, but it is advisable to take class serious at the beginning of the semester as professors easily recognize good students at this time.

Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
21:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
297
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
382
Full-Time Retention Rate
55%
Part-Time Retention Rate
51%
Transfer-Out Rate
13%
Graduation Rate
10%
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Certificate
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: Yes
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Programs/Majors Offered
31
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: Unknown
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration: Unknown
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: Unknown
  • Teacher Assistant/Aide: Unknown
Special Study Options
Distance Learning Opportunities: Yes
Study Abroad: Yes
Weekend/Evening College: Yes
Teacher Certification: Yes
Class Sizes
There are usually about 40 to 45 students per class. You will find, though, that as the class progresses, a number of students tend to drop out. This mostly applies to math and science courses that are considered difficult. Make use of resources, such as the math tutoring lab in CPH 303, the chemistry tutoring lab in Meister 814, and the biology tutoring lab in Meister 418.
Student/Professor Relationships
Students who take classes seriously are easily recognized due to class size. Most BCC professors are very friendly outside of class. Knowing your professor helps to boost your confidence.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
Every student pays student activity fees. Unfortunately, most students are unaware, and this money disappears because it does not roll over. If you are a member of a club, or if you have an idea for a new organization, you should put in a request with the Student Life Office to request for funding.
Tips to Succeed
  • Be yourself. Change is good only when it moves in the right direction.
  • Get involved.
  • Study, study, study!
Full-Time Faculty
297
Female Faculty
48%
Male Faculty
52%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 23%
Asian American: 5%
Hispanic: 13%
International: 2%
Native American: 0%
White: 57%
Unknown: 0%
Average Faculty Salary
$74,724
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes

Student Polls

Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?    Based on 106 responses

  • 29% Applicable to the real world
  • 25% Learned a lot of new things
  • 21% Will advance my career
  • 15% Learned a few new things
  • 6% Will help me switch careers
  • 2% Haven't learned anything I didn't already know
  • 1% Waste of time

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