“CCBC takes the word ‘community’ in our title very seriously by ensuring that the College contributes substantively to the vitality of Western Pennsylvania through innovative teaching; dynamic workforce development initiatives; and community, regional and statewide service and engagement. CCBC is at the nexus of bringing together K-12, four-year institutions, and industry in order to forge partnerships that are integral to imagining and planning for transformational change. As the region’s partnership college, CCBC plays a critical leadership role in bringing together all sectors of the community in order to build and establish educational and career ladders that address high priority workforce needs and provide students with diverse learning opportunities throughout the region.” — Dr. Christopher Reber, President, Community College of Beaver County
Name of College: Community College of Beaver County (CCBC)
City and State: Monaca, PA
Type of College: Public
Campus Setting: Suburb
Year Established: 1966
Governing Board Website: www.ccbc.edu/BoardOfTrustees
Student characteristics based on Fall 2016 credit enrollment
|Total Enrollment: 2,373
Interesting facts about Community College of Beaver County
- CCBC was named one of America’s Top 150 Community Colleges by The Aspen Institute and a Top 100 Organization in Pennsylvania by PA Business Central in 2017.
- CCBC offers the top-ranked Practical Nursing Program in Pennsylvania, nationally recognized aviation programs such as Professional Piloting and Air Traffic Control, and the only industry-created and endorsed Process Technology Associate Degree Program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. CCBC also provides over 600 transfer agreements with colleges and universities nationwide.
- CCBC’s nationally distinctive High School Academy engages high school juniors and seniors in high impact, active learning environments. Students complete up to a year of college credits in STEM-related coursework focused on high-demand careers in Aviation, Health Sciences, Process Technology, Engineering, Criminal Justice, and future additional career areas.
- CCBC leads a newly formed Tristate Energy and Advanced Manufacturing (TEAM) Consortium that brings together a diverse group of partners to collectively address the economic, educational, and career opportunities within Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia’s energy and advanced manufacturing sectors. The Consortium provides leadership for training, curriculum alignment, educational offerings, and a coordinated approach to meeting the region’s employment needs.