Broome Community College, located in Binghamton, New York, was founded in 1946 and is one of the many schools that comprise the State University System of New York. Over the years the school has become a comprehensive institution, offering residents in its service area a dedication to excellence through high quality instruction and education. The school is located in the Susquehanna River Valley, which provides a scenic and calming atmosphere that is conducive to the learning experience while providing easy access to urban, suburban and rural settings.
Broome Community College offers a large variety of educational and career training opportunities as part of its dedication to supporting the community it serves. Students choosing to pursue academic transfer will find that they must complete the first two years of a four year education followed by applying of a four year institution to continue their education. Students applying within the SUNY system will have an easier time transferring due to arrangements in place that guarantee admission if certain academic criteria are met. Transfer is possible to out of state or private institutions, but their admissions requirements will vary and it is advised they be researched well in advance.
Career training programs reflect the needs of the community through workforce development programs, and offer individuals an education in a variety of fields that are in demand. Each program has its own curriculum that provides training, study and development opportunities that occur both in traditional classroom settings, and if necessary, through facilities designed to simulate real world settings used for the development of practical experience. These programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or associate's degree which demonstrates dedication and competency.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As an open enrollment institution, and individual that wishes to enroll at Broome Community College may do so by meeting the minimum requirements for admission (18 years of age or older or having a high school diploma or equivalent), submitting a completed application and paying all accrued fees. Students should also supply previous transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and should be prepared to take a placement exam prior to registration. A visit with a counselor is also encouraged to discuss personal and academic goals, program enrollment and curriculum.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used by the school's financial aid department to determine need and aid program eligibility when compiling one's financial aid packet. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year. Students may be asked at random to provide additional finance and tax information which will be compared to the submitted information in order to verify it's accuracy.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $4,200-$5,100
- Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,140
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $180-$210 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $350-$420 per credit 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||88%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||76%||$5,607|
|Receiving Student Loans||58%||$4,834|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Broome Community College may offer services like:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in New York, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Broome Community College||Broome County||New York|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1958)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 1967)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in New York
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 Broome 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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Broome Community College.
- Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, NY (32 miles away)
- Corning Community College in Corning, NY (61 miles away)
- Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY (61 miles away)
- Cayuga County Community College in Auburn, NY (64 miles away)
- Sullivan County Community College in Loch Sheldrake, NY (69 miles away)