Bladen Community College is a constituent institution of the North Carolina Community College System located on NC Highway 41 West at the heart of southeastern North Carolina. It started as Bladen Technical Institute in 1967.
To accommodate the educational and cultural needs of the Bladen community and nearby areas, BCC has adopted an open door policy. Certificate, diploma and degree programs with 15 curriculum programs are presently offered in this college.
BCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It serves as an essential educational resource for students who wish to earn high school diploma and prepare for professional career and higher education.
This college is highly regarded for its distance education courses that have brought significant growth in the institution for the past four years. These online courses are presented in different modes such as teleweb, interactive television, online, hybrid, web-assisted and cooperative.
Several of occupational and vocational courses are also provided by BCC through continuing education programs and workforce development. With focus on improving the quality of life of the Bladen citizens, these programs are aimed at enhancing academic and professional skills of the students.
BCC views extracurricular activities as essential for the academic and personal growth of its students hence this college fosters an environment for cultural, entertainment, and recreational activities. Such activities are made accessible through the Office of the Student Services. Students are also encouraged to participate in numerous student organizations and clubs.
Procedures for Admission http://www.bladencc.edu/admissions/procedures_for_admission.php
Student’s Handbook http://www.bladencc.edu/student_services/pdf/student_handbook.pdf
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,000-$2,400
- Out-of-State: $7,400-$8,870
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $72-$86 per unit
- Out-of-State: $260-$320 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||57%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||57%||$2,167|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Bladen Community College may provide student services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in North Carolina.
|BCC||Bladen County||North Carolina|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Bladen Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Bladen Community College.
- Robeson Community College in Lumberton, NC (16 miles away)
- Southeastern Community College - Whiteville in Whiteville, NC (22 miles away)
- Sampson Community College in Clinton, NC (37 miles away)
- Brunswick Community College in Bolivia, NC (50 miles away)
- James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville, NC (52 miles away)