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Broward College is continually recognized as a top higher education institution in the nation by a number of prestigious publications and surveys. In 2016, the College was, once again, featured prominently on many of these lists for reporting data from the 2014-15 academic year. 

The rankings awarded the College with high marks for its track record of providing outstanding education in high-demand fields, success in identifying opportunities to promote one year certificates in current and emerging industries, its dedication to serving all backgrounds, including minorities and veterans alike. 
​​Below are the current Broward College rankings:


 TOP 10

Aspen prize badgeBroward College was named a Finalist with Distinction by the
Aspen Institute, and one of the TOP 3 community colleges
in the nation by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.





Computer IconBroward College is the MOST AFFORDABLE​ online college in the state and according to 



Trophy IconDiverse Issues in Higher Education ranked Broward College:

1st in the nation for the number of associate degrees awarded to minority students in the Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities discipline

  • 2nd for associate degrees conferred to African-American students
  • 3rd for associate degrees conferred to all minority students.



RANKED 5th for the number of associate degrees awarded to minority students in Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing discipline.



​​NAMED #1 in the state for the number of industry certifications awarded to students for the third year in a row.


Best Community Colleges.pngNAMED #2 in the Nation
by CollegeChoice.Net
“50 Best Community Colleges
​for 2016-2017​.



Money IconAccording to a recent labor study, "Labor Market Experiences after Postsecondary Education," Broward College graduates are the HIGHEST EARNERS IN THE STATE compared to students from similar programs at other institutions.


 TOP 100

Community College Week Top 100 Associate Degree Producers 2016 Report ​ranked Broward College:

  • 2nd for one-year certificates, conferring 4,365
  • 2nd for associate degrees to African-American students
  • 3rd on the list of Top 50 Associate Degrees – Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Students, and Humanities
  • 4th for associate degrees conferred to all minorities



Recognized as a TOP Four-Year Vocational and Trade School by the Community for Accredited Online Schools.


  • Obtain three insurance licenses exam-free
  • Complete your degree in only 24 months
  • Earn your A.S. in Vision Care.
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  • Most Affordable
  • Third Year in a Row
  • Ranked 3rd for Associate Degrees
  • Our Grads Earn More
  • Ranked #2 in the Nation
Broward College​
111 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954.201.7350
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