Community Colleges Unlock Potential

Community colleges are designed to aide students of all backgrounds in unlocking their potential by providing them with the tools, resources, and personalized support needed for academic and professional success.

From flexible program offerings and curricula built to accommodate students’ unique learning trajectories, community colleges are incomparable options for those seeking to advance their education or distinguish themselves in the workforce. We know that holistic student support leads not only to high academic achievement, but to personal and professional success as well. The community college experience molds our future innovators, industry champions, and community leaders.



Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has two campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, and a number of other locations throughout the Greater Boston area. It is one of the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving more than 18,000 students annually. BHCC offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS). Approximately 800 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.


Founded in 1973, Roxbury Community College (RCC) is a comprehensive, multicultural, urban, student-centered, open-access community college. RCC offers associates degree and certificate programs, online courses, corporate and community education programs, and lifelong learning programs. Our 16-acre, five-building campus houses classrooms, specialized science and computer laboratories, the library and learning center, the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center and the Media Arts Center.

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