Bermuda College at a Glance

Bermuda College is a community college dedicated to offering the highest standards of academic and professional excellence, based not so much on one's background entering, but on what one has been able to achieve upon graduation.

 

  • Founded:
    The College was created by the Parliament of Bermuda through the passage of the Bermuda College Act in 1974 with the amalgamation of three flourishing institutions: the Bermuda Technical Institute established in 1956, the Bermuda Hotel and Catering College (1965), and the Academic Sixth Form Centre (1967).

     

  • Size of Campus:  
    26 Acres

     

  • Degrees and Certificates Granted:
    Associate degrees, Certificates, and Diplomas

     

  • Number of Faculty:
    37 Full-time Lecturers

     

  • Average Class Size: 
    15 Students.

     

  • Computer Facilities:

     

    Bermuda College has six computer labs to which students have access. Each student is given a computer account at registration to access the college network. The college network provides access to a wide-range of software packages, applications and resources as well as a Wi-Fi network for user devices.

     

  2019 2018 2017 2016
Enrolment        
No. of Students   674   712   652   675
Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs)   568   537   507   549
Workforce Development Registrations (PACE)    633   527   491   250
Attending Status        
Full-Time   350   372   254   460
Part-Time   324   340   398   215
Percent Full-Time   52%   52%   39%   68%
Gender        
Male   278   291   264   257
Female   396   421   388   418
Percent Male   41%   41%   40%   38%
Percent Female   59%   59%   60%   62%
Age        
Under 25   521   531   475   517
25 and over   153   181   177   158
Percent 24 and under   77%   75%   73%   77%
Percent 25 and over   23%   25%   27%   23%
Percent Part-Time   48%   48%   61%   32%
Retention Rates                
Fall to Spring   78%   72%   74%   83%
Spring to Fall   60%   64%   59%   71%
Graduation        
Graduation Rates (2-year)   24%   19%   20%   27%
Graduates Total   123   141   122   105
Male   63   72   54   34
Female   60   69   68   71
Percent Male   51%   51%   44%   32%
Percent Female   49%   49%   56%   68%
Graduates that would recommend BC   89%   78%   83%   87%

Student Success

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  • 100% Job Placement rate for Nursing students

  • 90% of Dual Enrolment students passes

  • 89% of graduates would recommend the College to others

  • 82% of nursing students passed the National Council Licensure Examination – Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN)

  • 55% of graduates transfer to overseas institutions

  • 49% of graduates obtained their qualifications in 2 years

  • 16% of graduates return to their previous job after graduation