Broward Community College

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Broward Community College

Brief Description

Broward Community College was founded in 1959 in the Miami area of Florida. This is a "state" college with 11 different campuses or learning centers located in the areas of Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Coconut Creek, Dania Beach, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Weston and Coral Springs. All of the Miami area is a hotbed of activity with the beaches, restaurants, entertainment, hotels and night clubs.

Broward offers two-year Associates degrees in approximately 75 different majors. With it's designation as a state school, they are permitted to award four-years degrees. Therefore, they also offer 12 Bachelor degree programs as well as a variety of certification programs. As a whole, the college is particularly strong in the areas of Business Management, Environmental Science and Education. They also have an extensive list of classes that can be taken online. According to the Washington D.C.-based Aspen Institute, the school is ranked in the top 10 of community colleges from around the nation. The school has also received recognition as one of the top schools for awarding Associates degrees to minorities.

The Broward Community College athletic department supports eight NJCAA sports programs. For men, they field teams in basketball, soccer and baseball. For women, they have tennis, volleyball, softball, basketball and soccer. Over the years, the school has won many regional, state-wide and national titles. The school's nickname is the Seahawks.

Student life on the three campuses in active and exciting. The school promotes a wide variety of clubs and organizations in areas such as academics, sports, performing arts and community events. The athletic department sponsors many organized intramural leagues that are open to all students. The campuses have fitness centers, stores and meeting facilities for students.

The esteemed alunmi include Rosemary Homeister, Jr. (American jockey), Mat Latos (Major League Baseball pitcher), Brian Warner (rock singer better known as Marilyn Manson), Rita Mae Brown (Author, poet and screenwriter) and Nancy Valen (actress).

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 27389

Total institution enrollment: 27389

School type: 2-year public

School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.

Campus Location

Main Address

Broward Community College
225 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


(954) 201-7400


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 38%

Female undergraduate population: 62%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's

Accounting Other
Accounting Technician
Aircraft Mechanic / Technician Airframe
Aircraft Mechanic / Technician Powerplant
Aircraft Pilot And Navigator Professional
Architectural Engineering Technology / Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology / Technician
Aviation Management
Biomedical Engineering Related Technology
Business Administration And Management
Business Computer Programming / Programm
Business Marketing And Marketing Management
Business Systems Analysis And Design
Cardiovascular Technology / Technician
Child Care Services Manager
Civil Engineering / Civil Technology Technician
Computer Maintenance Technology / Technician
Construction / Building Technology / Technician
Corrections / Correctional Administration
Court Reporting
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician
Electrical Electronic / Communications Engineer
Emergency Medical Technology / Technician
Enterprise Management And Operations
Environmental Control Technologies Other
Executive Assistant / Secretary
Film Video Making / Cinematography
Fire Protection And Safety Technology / Technician
Health System / Health Services Administration
Hospitality Services Management Other
Landscaping Operations And Management
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems And Business Data
Medical Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology / Technician
Medical Records Technology / Technician
Nuclear Medical Technology / Technician
Nursing Rn Training
Opticianry / Dispensing Optician
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Physical Therapy Assistant
Respiratory Therapy Technician
Travel And Tourism