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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.


Broward College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding
the non-discrimination policies and Title IX may be directed to: Equity Coordinator Dr. Denese Edsall, Executive Director, Human Resources, 6400 NW 6th Way, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33309,
(954) 201-7502, dedsall@broward.edu