Bucks County Community College was founded in 1964. Today, Bucks serves nearly 14,000 credit and 33,000 non-credit students. Classes are held at the College’s beautiful 200-acre campus in Newtown Township, the Upper Bucks Campus in East Rockhill Township, the Lower Bucks Campus in Bristol Township and as part of a robust Virtual Campus. The College is organized into seven academic departments that include: Arts; Business Studies; Kinesiology and Sports Science; Professional Studies; STEM; Language and Literature; and Social and Behavioral Science. In addition, the Learning Resources department provides academic support services which promote access and deepen the College’s reach and Continuing Education offers workforce development, personal enrichment and public safety training.
Bucks County Community College combines traditional academic disciplines with flexible educational programs preparing students for a future of technological and social change. The College is known for its high quality academic offerings, commitment to workforce development, and emergency services training. The College is a cultural hub with the Hicks Art Gallery, annual Poet Laureate competition and many artistic and cultural events.