BCC Adult Learners
Are you an adult learner, or thinking of returning to college, completing a degree program or changing careers? You're in good company. More than half of the students enrolled in classes at BCC are adults. You'll find everyone from retirees and military veterans to parents and those simply looking for to learn new skills. Our small class sizes are designed to help every student succeed.
Join BCC for a full slate of classes or just one at a time, and gain the skills you'll need to succeed in today's workforce — all at an affordable price. Your advisors and teachers will help you every step of the way, at a learning pace right for you.
Check out BCC's College Catalog to learn about the wide array of associate degrees and certificates available.
How to Apply
BCC's reasonable costs and outstanding faculty and programs make it a great value in higher education.
Estimated Student Bill
|Books and Supplies||$1,560|
*Estimation based on a full-time 12 credit-per-term Massachusetts resident schedule. Book and supply costs vary by program.
Understanding Tuition Costs
The cost-per-credit depends on several factors. To make it easier, we've broken down the various costs that make up your tuition.
A More Accurate Estimate
Answering a few simple questions will get you an estimated breakdown of your annual fees.
Below are some of the most popular schools BCC students transfer to after receiving their associate's degree. Here is what you can save - on tuition and fees alone, leaving aside room and board - if you attend BCC for your first two years.
The cost of tuition and fees at BCC for a full-time, in-state student is $7,172 per year.
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||$55,378||$7,172||$48,206|
|Mount Holyoke College||$52,258||$7,172||$45,086|
|Western New England University||$37,992||$7,172||$30,820|
|Johnson and Wales University — Providence||$33,404||$7,172||$26,232|
|Salem State University||$11,284||$7,172||$4,112|
|Westfield State University||$10,429||$7,172||$3,257|
|Fitchburg State University||$10,355||$7,172||$3,183|
|Framingham State University||$10,335||$7,172||$3,163|
|Worcester State University||$10,161||$7,172||$2,989|
Source: CollegeBoard.com tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 academic year. These costs are for tuition and fees only. They do not include the cost of books, educational supplies or room and board.