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Learn About BCC

As you think about your future, you know what a college education can do. You can gain the tools you need to face an uncertain economy and chart a bright, successful road ahead. Yes, college can be expensive. It costs money and time and energy.

So you know college is a smart choice. And as you are considering how to make it happen, consider another smart choice: Bristol Community College.


Wherever you are in the SouthCoast, there's a BCC Campus or satellite nearby. Bristol has full-service locations in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, and Taunton. Couple that with our hundreds of online courses, and state-of-the-art programs like "eHealthCareers," and you have the flexibility to learn how you want to learn on the schedule that works for you.


Compare the cost of attending BCC for one year, including tuition and fees, to other local institutions:

  • Bristol Community College $4,464
  • UMass Dartmouth $12,588
  • Bridgewater State University $8,223
  • Stonehill College $38,550
  • Roger Williams University $31,800


Start your journey to a career. Or, just start your journey...whatever it may be. With transfer options across Massachusetts and beyond, and real-life training that gives you the "life experience" so many employers are looking for, BCC isn't just a good place to's the smart place to start.

Whatever it is you are looking for, you get it at BCC.

Apply to Bristol Community College today!

Become a Bristol Bayhawk

Bayhawks Logo Learn About BCC ImageYou're already a Bristol Bayhawk by stepping into a BCC classroom. You can also become one on the field or on the court.

Bristol Community College Athletics offers students the opportunity to participate in Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Women's Basketball, Women's‌ Soccer and Co-Ed Tennis. 

Joining any one of these teams and putting on the Bayhawks green makes you part of a winning tradition. 

Click here to find out more about how you can join BCC Athletics.

What are you capable of?

Your future starts, and ends, with you. Unleash your full potential at BCC.

Student Accounts – Alex Tavares

Alex Tavares came to BCC with a love for his hometown and a love for food. Although he didn't start there, he eventually wound up in the College's renowned Culinary Arts program...a move that would change his life.


Find the tools you need to make a great future. Compare our resources, our faculty, and our services to those of other colleges – there’s no better choice for getting started and getting ahead.


We’ve all heard the stories on the news about the high cost of education. Well, not at Bristol Community College! This year, a full-time course load for local students at BCC costs about $4,176 − the same as last year! Compare that to other public or private colleges.


Earn the first two years of a four-year degree at Bristol Community College, and you are likely to find yourself actively recruited by great colleges and universities. Students who earned an associate degree at Bristol have transferred to Brown University, Northeastern University, and more.


Ample on-campus computer facilities, updated science labs, wireless access, SMART classrooms, and the latest in teaching technology are just some ways that BCC helps you to take maximum advantage of technology’s power.

After BCC

As much as you’ll enjoy your time with us, we know you’re preparing to move on. From the moment you step in any learning space, we’ll work with you to plan your next step.

With a broad range of student services in financial aid, academic advisement, career planning, transfer counseling, and job placement, we can help you plan your career at BCC to best support your goals–or to help you figure out what those goals should be.

Get connected. Still have questions or concerns? Come talk to us. See how BCC can connect you to your future.