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Founded in 1978
Part of the Dallas County Community College District
Service area: Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Addison and North Dallas
Tuition: $59/credit hour for in-county residents (beginning Spring 2015)
Campus facilities: two-mile hiking trail, three art galleries, 600+ seat Performance Hall, 18 buildings, three soccer fields, baseball diamond, six tennis courts
Enrollment – 12,412 (Fall 2015)
Average Age-28, with the largest percentage ages 18 to 25
Asian/Pacific Islander 11.4%
Native American/Alaskan 1.8%
Other/Not Reported 29.6%
Ethnicity* - Hispanic/Latino Origin 38.7%
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
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 - $1,770 *
*Dallas County resident tuition costs for 15 hours, two semesters
Freshman year at a Texas university - $9,680 **
**Statewide average tuition and fees for Texas resident taking 15 hours, two semesters
We are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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
Classes for personal enrichment, professional development
Classes for all skill levels
Financial aid/grant funding available for some individual and corporate training programs.
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