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Quick Facts 2012-13

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is a four-year, private and fully accredited institution of higher education. Bethune-Cookman is one of the largest of the 39 member UNCF colleges located in the Atlantic coast city of Daytona Beach, Florida, with a population of more than 61,000 (2010 U.S. Census Bureau).

Location:

  • Approximately 50 miles from Orlando, Florida.
  • Approximately 85 miles from Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Conveniently located near Daytona Beach International Airport
  • Easily accessible from Interstates 4 and 95.
  • Blocks from US-1 and the beautiful Coastal Beaches.

First-time, Degree-Seeking Freshman Class:

The Fall 2013 first-time, freshman class included 1194 students. The total number of undergraduate, professional, and graduate students enrolled is 3,787 for the fall of 2013.

Students

  • 69% - Florida Residents
  • 28% - Out of State & US Territories
  • 3%  - International students
  • 78% -  Minority students
  • 59% - female
  • 41% - male

Faculty

198 full-time teaching faculty. Student/faculty ratio 17:1.

Endowment

$41.8 million (June 2012)

Tuition (semester)

$7,180

Room & Board (semester)

$4,628

Total Cost (year)

$23,262.00

Resident Halls:

There are 16 residential houses; seven (7) female houses, Three (3) male houses, two (2) scholarship houses (1 male and 1 female), and Three (3) Leadership house (2 male and 1 female), and one (1) Honors residential hall.  The residential houses have the capacity to hold 1,967 students.

Degrees Conferred:

During 2012-13, the university conferred 454 Bachelor degrees and 24 Graduate degrees.

Academic Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education 6-12, Biology, Biology Education 6-12, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice, Educational Studies, Elementary Education K-6/ESOL, English, English Education 6-12/ESOL, Exceptional Student Education K-12/ESOL, Gerontology, History, Hospitality Management, International Business, International Studies, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, Music Education K-12, Nursing, Physical Education K-12, Physical Education/Recreation, Physics, , Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Social Science Education 6-12, Sociology, Speech Communication & Theatre Arts, Integrated Environmental Science and Transformative Leadership (Graduate Program).

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B-CU to Host Black Male Empowerment Summit April 30-May 2

Bethune-Cookman University will bring nationally renowned speakers to the campus for a Black Male Empowerment Summit from April 30 to May 2. The summit, “Elevating the Man, While Supressing the Hood,” is free and open to the public.

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