About Broward College
On Campus Housing
Broward College is a public state institution that was established in the year 1959 and is located in Fort Lauderdale. Florida. On September 6, 1960, the Junior College of Broward County was started with 701 students. In the 1970s, Broward College offered their first television-based classes and reached an enrollment of over 12,000 students. In the year 1980, the college started offering weekend classes to students from all their campuses.
As the years passed, the college made many changes, built new buildings, and introduced new programs to cater to their growing students. Now the university serves more than 60,000 students in all their campuses.
The student body of the college is very diverse and has students from all over the world. The main aim of the college is to provide the best educational experience for their students.
The student-faculty ratio is 27:1.
The graduation rate of the university is 30%.
The total student population of the university is 43,700, which includes 12,891 full time and 30,809 part-time students.
Online Education at Broward College
The online degree programs offered by the college are recognized and accredited. The college enables students to earn their degree from anywhere with flexibility in time. The structured curriculum will help the student to understand the course by themselves very easily.
The university offers 62 online programs across various disciplines. College majors include Accounting, Aviation, Business Management, Computer Science, Education, Sociology, Psychology, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, and more. The college offers programs in Associate and Bachelors degree levels.
The college provides 24/7 tech services for the students. A student can contact the technical department via chat, mail, call, or video to resolve the issue.
Students reviews on the college are given below.
Students say that the college is great and most professors are committed to helping their students. Furthermore, it offers students numerous opportunities to think out of the box and explore their interests.
The college offers many degree programs at an affordable price. Student life is good, college hosts events almost every day on campus to keep their students engaged and help them meet like-minded people.
Some of the rankings given to the college by the US News are mentioned below.
The college is ranked 99th in ‘America’s Best Midsize Employers’.
It is ranked between 65-85 in ‘Regional Colleges - South’.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$58,007 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The Office of Financial Aid in the college works with students in helping them identify the sources available for them to make their education affordable. The college provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form.
Broward College FAFSA/federal school code is 001500.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
State Aids include First Generation Matching Grant (FGMG), Florida Students Assistance Grant (FSAG), and Florida Bright Futures.
Broward College Scholarships include American Dream, Bright Futures, Broward Futures, TheDream.US, Honors Scholarships, and grants such as Merit-Based Grant and Need-Based Grant.
Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.