BCCC Says No Tuition Increase Next Year
Here's some good news for current and future students at Bucks County Community College (BCCC). According to a post on BCCC's YouTube page, the community college will not increase tuition for the 2020-21 school year.
In an online meeting, BCCC's board of trustees unanimously voted to freeze tuition costs. According to bucks.edu, Bucks County residents pay $165 per credit, Pennsylvania residents outside of Bucks County pat $330 per credit, and out-of-state residents pay $495 per credit.
Bucks.edu says BCCC was founded in 1964. The 2-year college has campuses in Newtown (main campus), Bristol, and Perkasie, as well as online courses.
In addition to the tuition freeze, a post on BCCC's Twitter page announced the following:
- The school would continue with "remote instruction for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester."
- This year's commencement ceremony was "going virtual."
- And a Pass/No Pass option has been instituted for all classes this semester.