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Top 5 Reasons to Choose BC3

5. You’ll find the perfect fit

Choose from:

Associate Degrees
Certificate Programs
Academic Divisions

With so many options, you’re bound to find the perfect one for you.

4. You’ll spend less — and earn more.

BC3 tuition is among the most affordable of 43 regional colleges and universities.

Debt-Free BC3 Grads
Salary-to-Cost Ratio


One-Year Cost Comparison.
Tuition & Fees Only. Based on 15 credits per semester.
*University of Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania State University View sources

3. It’s conveniently close

BC3 has 6 locations, plus lots of online courses that work around your schedule. BC3 is planning for a flexible spring semester with courses delivered through face-to-face, remote, blended, or online formats. View our current credit schedule.


About 60 percent of community college students attend school part time. … This makes community college a good option for nontraditional students like parents and older students who wish to balance school with family or career obligations

U.S. News

2. You’ll be ready for what’s next

Earn a degree or certificate and start a career or transfer credits to a 4-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Open Admissions Policy
Statewide Transfer Agreements
Onsite Bachelor’s Degree Completion

1. You deserve to be #1

At the #1 community college in Pennsylvania you’ll get:

Transferrable Credits
Affordable Options
Convenient Locations
Personalized Support

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