Bristol Community College Academic Catalog 2024-2025

This is the official Bristol Community College Catalog for the 2024-2025 academic year. All regulations, fees, and information in this document are subject to change at the discretion of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education and Bristol Community College. Bristol reserves the right to make changes to the regulations and offerings announced in this catalog as circumstances require. It is expected that the only changes will be the correction of errors and the inclusion of new courses and programs approved for offering in mid-year. For more information visit

Students can view catalogs from previous years on our archived catalog page or by using the links on the side-bar.


Bristol Community College is a public institution of higher learning which was established in December 1965 by the Massachusetts Board of Regional Community Colleges.  It is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).  

Bristol’s Strategic Plan 2020-2024 has four key strategies: Academic Innovation, Equity and Student Success, Organizational Excellence, and Partnerships.  

Student Services

Bristol Community College provides a network of resources, programs, and services designed to provide the necessary support in and out of the classroom to be successful students.   

Access the Student Handbook on our website for the Student Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, and more.


The college was established in Fall River and has since added campuses in Attleboro, New Bedford, Taunton, and Online.  Each location shares resources to make education available to the community. 

Learn more about Bristol’s locations below.