Quick Facts about Community Colleges
- 78 percent of students who completed a four-year degree in Texas in 2011 had previously been enrolled at a community college.
- Nationally, 45 percent of those successfully completing a bachelor’s degree had attended a two-year college previously.
Fast Facts about Brookhaven College
- Founded in 1978
- Part of the Dallas County Community College District
- Service area: Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Addison and North Dallas
- Tuition: $45/credit hour for in-county residents ($52 beginning Spring 2013)
- campus facilities: two-mile hiking trail, three art galleries, 600+ seat Performance Hall, 18 buildings, three soccer fields, baseball diamond, six tennis courts
- Enrollment – 11,801
- Full-time Students-2,206
- Part-time Students-9,595
- Average Age-29, with the largest percentage ages 18 to 25
- Caucasian 40%
- African-American 19%
- Asian/Pacific Islander 11%
- Native American/Alaskan 1%
- Other/Not Reported 29%
- Ethnicity* - Hispanic/Latino Origin 31%
- 132 full-time faculty members
- 75 female and 57 male
- Approximately 450 adjunct or part-time faculty members
- Credentials for those teaching transfer courses include a master’s or doctoral degree, with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.
- Day, night, weekend, flex-term and online classes offered
- 17 Degrees
- 56 Certificates
- Core classes are guaranteed to transfer as a block to any public university in Texas.
- 18 additional credit hours completes an associate degree.
Career and Technical Education
- Workforce-ready degrees, certificates and skills awards
- Numerous Associate in Applied Science degrees, and one-year certificates and skills awards
- Freshman year at Brookhaven College - $1,560 *
*Dallas County resident tuition costs for 15 hours, two semesters
- Freshman year at a Texas university - $7,706 **
**Statewide average tuition and fees for Texas resident taking 15 hours, two semesters
We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in the same way that four-year institutions in our region, like University of Texas at Dallas or University of North Texas, are accredited.
Workforce and Continuing Education
- Approximately 9,000 noncredit students per year
- Continuous Enrollment
- Classes for personal enrichment, professional development
- Classes for all skill levels
- Industry-recognized certifications
- Financial aid/grant funding available for some individual and corporate training programs.