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Broward College Proud  |    Points of Pride 2014

  • Broward College is one of the top 10 community colleges in the nation according to the Washington D.C.-based Aspen Institute.
  • The annual economic impact of Broward College is $1 billion. A student may see a return in future earnings of up to $6.20 for every dollar he or she spends on a Broward College degree.
  • Broward College ranks fifth nationally among four-year institutions in awarding associate degrees, according to Community College Week. Broward College is ranked third in the U.S. in awarding associate degrees to minority students overall — fourth in African American graduates and sixth in Hispanic degree-holders.
  • Nearly 1 million people have taken a class at Broward College — and more than 120,000 students from all walks of life have earned degrees — since the college opened in 1960.
  • Broward College offers the most affordable higher education cost in South Florida.
  • Each year, more than 68,000 students choose from more than 100 bachelor's, associate's and certificate
    programs and classes offered in online, on-campus or blended formats.

  • Broward College has 13 students — tied for most in the nation — who have earned the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship since it was first awarded in 2004.
  • Thirty-seven percent of Broward College’s student body was born outside of the United States. Broward College boasts a student body representing more than 175 countries.
  • Broward College was awarded the largest grant in its history — $24.5 million — to lead a consortium including 12 other schools in developing and training future supply chain managers.
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