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Bristol Community College is a public institution situated in Fall River, Massachusetts. The suburban atmosphere of Fall River makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

Where Is Bristol Community College?


Contact details for Bristol are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA 02720-7395
Phone: 774-357-2811

How Do I Get Into Bristol?

You can apply to Bristol online at:

Bristol Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Bristol Community College?

39% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bristol, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $5,116 a year. That adds up to $20,464 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bristol is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Bristol Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,333 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,977 undergraduate students at Bristol, with 2,333 being full-time and 3,644 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,333 full-time undergraduates at Bristol, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bristol Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 63
Black or African American 225
Hispanic or Latino 239
White 1,426
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 380

Over 12 countries are represented at Bristol. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kenya, Egypt, and Portugal.

Online Learning at Bristol Community College

5,870 Took All Classes Online
5,884 Took At Least One Class Online
120.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 5,884 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bristol has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Bristol

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bristol Community College was 120.0%. This is the #235 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Bristol regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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