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Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Broward College is a public institution. The location of BC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

667 Undergraduate Degrees

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Broward College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

BC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Online Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#186 Most Popular Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Most Popular Computer Programming Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Broward College?

Location of Broward College

Contact details for BC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 East Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-201-7350

How Do I Get Into BC?

You can apply to BC online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Broward College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Broward College?

11% Take Out Loans
7.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,439 a year. That adds up to $13,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BC is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Broward College Undergraduate Student Diversity

11,835 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 38,976 undergraduate students at BC, with 11,835 being full-time and 27,141 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BC

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,835 full-time undergraduates at BC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Broward College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 373
Black or African American 3,136
Hispanic or Latino 4,384
White 1,706
International Students 922
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,314

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Broward College. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 94 countries are represented at BC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Brazil, and Jamaica.

Online Learning at Broward College

5,162 Took All Classes Online
12,162 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 12,162 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 11th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of BC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Broward College was 7.9%. This is the #1,056 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of BC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 43%
Information Technology 43%
Information Technology 41%
Information Technology Management 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at BC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology Project Management #6
Information Technology #43
Information Technology #70
Computer Information Systems #100

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Broward College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Information Technology 167 35 0 103 305
Network & System Administration/Administrator 114 25 28 0 167
Computer Graphics 43 15 0 0 58
General Computer Programming 20 26 0 0 46
Information Technology Management 0 0 0 24 24
Computer & IS Security 6 17 0 0 23
Web & Multimedia Design 0 16 5 0 21
App Specific Computer Programming 0 0 15 0 15
Information Technology Project Management 0 8 0 0 8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 350 142 48 127 667


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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