Since its chartering in 1965, Bristol Community College has been advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner. Bristol is where people from diverse backgrounds turn to earn a degree, access work-related training and expand their cultural and intellectual horizons. Bristol offers a rich variety of career and transfer programs that lead to an associate degree in science, arts and applied sciences, as well as certificates of accomplishment or achievement. Students are able to transfer to many baccalaureate institutions throughout the state and country from any of our convenient locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton and online. As the leading resource for education and workforce development in southeastern Massachusetts, Bristol provides programs that promote individual opportunity and the region's economic health.
Bristol's Business Solutions & Partnerships provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college strives to put the needs of learners first, with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access. Bristol also develops active partnerships with businesses and industry, eK-12, colleges and universities and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. Bristol provides an accessible, innovative and inclusive education that prepares students to navigate and succeed in our ever-changing world.
Learning, living and working in southeastern Massachusetts offers a unique and diverse experience - from great restaurants in the city center of Attleboro, museums and history in downtown New Bedford, to the beautiful suburban landscape at the Fall River campus and the array of shopping and dining options in Taunton. From city life to seaside, Bristol locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence, and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard and Block Island.
Bristol Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE)
Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well and is the mainstay of our values.