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Bristol Community College

Fall River, MA 2-Year Public
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BCC Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to BCC, the regular decision application deadline is September 7 and the application fee costs $10.

Students who apply to BCC for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than July 13.

BCC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of BCC's admissions stats.

BCC 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist Yes

Bristol Community College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Bristol Community College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes September 7 July 13

Considering Applying Early to BCC?

BCC does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Bristol Community College Admissions

Is BCC Hard To Get Into?

Getting into BCC is not competitive. BCC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, BCC **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like BCC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Bristol Community College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to BCC

BCC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does BCC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine. What does BCC consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with BCC for more information on admission factors.

BCC 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to BCC, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with BCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements Applicants to Bristol's Occupational Therapy Assistant Program must provide a personal statement as part of their application to the program.
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into BCC?

BCC has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

BCC does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

BCC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Bristol Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to BCC.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 7. Applicants should hear back by August 13.

Transfer students can enroll in BCC during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

BCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to BCC?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to BCC.

Does BCC accept transfer credits?

✅ BCC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. BCC accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Do I have to submit test scores to BCC?

✅ BCC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at BCC?

❌ BCC does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About BCC?

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BCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



BCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 7

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 7

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to BCC is Sep 7.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to BCC is Sep 7.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

BCC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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