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Paying fewer dollars makes more financial sense.

In fact, 60% of BC3’s Class of 2022 received grants and scholarships that allowed them to graduate debt-free.

Debt-Free BC3 Grads
Salary-to-Cost Ratio
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One Year Cost Comparison.

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Tuition & Fees: 2022-2023

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Student Spotlight


I don’t really see the point of going somewhere else that is going to cost 30, 40, 50 percent more for the same degree. The affordability of BC3 makes it even more worthwhile than any other college.

Ashton Gallagher, Criminology Major

Community college tuition is usually thousands of dollars cheaper than tuition for private and public four-year universities … an outstanding opportunity to save some cash!

Princeton Review
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Paying for College

How will you pay for your college education? Are you eligible for grants or loans? BC3’s Financial Aid office is here to help! Learn about the FAFSA, scholarships, work-study programs and our payment plan. Schedule an appointment with one of our advisers using our online calendar.

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