Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129
(617) 228-2000
Accrediting Agency:
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Bunker Hill Community College was established in 1973 and is currently the largest community college in Massachusetts. Enrolling more than 13,600 students in campus and online degree programs, the college is proud to support and cultivate diversity within the student body. Bunker Hill is internationally recognized for the development of alternative and individualized methods of higher education and leads the way in distance-learning technology and computer-based methodology. Part of Bunker Hill’s initiative to provide alternative higher education opportunities includes creating 10 fully-online associate degree programs that any student with a computer and Internet access has the opportunity to earn.

Programs Offered

Bunker Hill Community College’s online-degree programs give busy working adults all the tools necessary to succeed at pursuing a higher degree of education. Through Moodle, the online learning platform, students can study course materials, complete and submit assignments, communicate with classmates and instructors, and take tests. Bunker Hill Community College provides student services to distance learners as well. Advising, tutoring, and career exploration are just a few of the services students have access to online. Courses are delivered in four different formats: web courses, hybrid courses, streaming media courses, and virtual classes. For additional information regarding the online learning process at Bunker Hill Community College, click here.


Bunker Hill Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Schools (NEACS) to award degrees. Bunker Hill’s nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC); four other degrees have received specialized accreditation as well.


Candidates seeking admission to Bunker Hill Community College must complete and submit an application and include a copy of their high school diploma and transcript or GED (if applicable). The mandatory application fee for in-state residents is $10 and $35 for out-of-state residents. Transferring students must follow the same requirements as undergraduates but include official college-level transcripts showing proof of credits earned instead of their high school diploma or GED. If English is not the primary language of an international applicant, they may be required to provide proof of adequate scores on the TOEFL; all international applicants must include financial statements proving means to pay tuition costs.

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