Bucks County Community College has been a premier institution of higher education for over fifty years.
An affordable option, Bucks is the perfect stepping stone for any student looking for an excellent education in hopes of transferring to an American four-year university. This information is intended for foreign nationals seeking an F-1 visa.
Bucks is the smart start.
Bucks County Community College offers you a unique opportunity to begin your academic career in a welcoming community of scholars and professionals while developing the foundation for your future education.
- NO LANGUAGE BARRIER
With our flexible TOEFL admissions policy and outstanding English as a Second Language curriculum, you can perfect your English fluency alongside your coursework.
- PERFECT LOCATION
Our historic campus is both beautiful and peaceful while being within easy travel distance of both Philadelphia and New York City. Enjoy the wide open spaces of Pennsylvania, the unparalleled cultural offerings of two legendary American cities, and the convenience of living near major transit hubs that connect you to the rest of America and the world.
- SINGULAR VARIETY
At Bucks, we offer traditional academic programs in the arts and sciences, as well as vocational and technical programs that position you for immediate success in a wide array of careers. Combine classroom learning with hands-on experience to prepare yourself for your next steps.
- UNBEATABLE OPTIONS
After you’ve completed two years of study at Bucks, you will be qualified to transfer to any four-year university to complete your bachelor’s degree. With dozens of institutional partnerships, you can complete your degree at the school of your choice—whether local liberal arts college or Ivy League—without missing a beat.
An unbeatable value
Start smart: Get options, Save thousands
Two years at Bucks cost less than a single year at a private university, which means that you can earn the same degree as your university classmates for a fraction of the cost.
Whether your plans for life after Bucks involve transferring, graduate school, entering the workforce, or all three, the savings of a Bucks start will benefit you for years to come.
ADDITIONAL VALUE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Not only do international students benefit from a welcoming community and flexible requirements for incoming English language mastery, but they also derive extra financial benefit: Bucks awards a $500 scholarship to every new student who enrolls holding an F-1 visa, and additional scholarship opportunities become available after you complete your first year.
Transferring from Bucks
The community college model is a unique arrangement that allows you to complete your university degree at a fraction of the traditional cost. Here's how it works.
Bucks has ONE OF THE BEST TRANSFER PROGRAMS AROUND
We have built our network of transfer agreements tirelessly, ensuring that our students gain the most value possible from their time at Bucks.
For many of our preferred transfer schools, not only will Bucks students get 100% equivalent credit for every course they have taken, but the final two years of their bachelor’s program will be discounted as well.
This information is intended for foreign nationals seeking an F-1 visa. Other non-US citizens, legally in the United States as permanent residents, asylees, or other-visa holders, should send a copy of their issued documents when applying for consideration of tuition rate. Note that all visa holders, those in non-immigrant status, are not eligible for in-county/state tuition. Documents can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or copies can be delivered to any campus.