Quick Facts 2011-12
Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is a four-year, private and fully accredited institution of higher education. Bethune-Cookman is the 6th 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).
- 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.
The Fall 2011 first-time, freshman class included 995 students. The total number of undergraduate, professional, and graduate students enrolled is 3,578 for the Fall of 2011.
- 67% - Florida Residents
- 33% - Out of State (includes International students)
- 2% - International students
- 94% - Minority students
- 60% - female
- 40% - male
187 full-time teaching faculty Student/faculty ratio 16:1
$42 million (June 2011)
Room & Board (semester)
Total Cost (year)
There are residential houses; eight (8) female houses, four (4) male houses, two (2) scholarship houses (1 male and 1 female), and four (4) Leadership house (2 male and 2 female). The residential housing have the capacity to hold 1,961 students.
During 2010‑11, the university conferred 561 Bachelor degrees and 12 Graduate degrees.
Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education 6-12, Biology, Biology Education 6-12, Chemistry, Chemistry Ed. 6-12, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice, Educational Studies, Elementary Education K-6, English, English Education 6-12, Exceptional Education K-12, 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, Physics Ed. 6-12, Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Social Science Education 6-12, Sociology, Speech Communication & Theatre Arts, and Transformative Leadership (Graduate Program).
Source: Office of the Registrar/CIT/Graduate & Professional Studies/Office of Student Affairs/Budget & Finance/Athletics/Library/Human Resources/NCAA Web Report/Physical Plant (Data as of Fall Census Day September 2011)