About Butte College
On Campus Housing
Butte College is a public community college that is located in Oroville, California, USA. the college is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges and also has its educational centers in Chico and Orland. It was opened officially in 1968 in the old Durham High School site and moved to its present location in 1974.
The total student population of the college is 11,300 which includes 5,186 full-time students and 6,114 part-time students. The gives learning opportunities like distance education, weekend/evening classes and study abroad.
The Main Campus is a designated wildlife refuge and rests on 928 acres making it one of the largest community college campuses in California.
The college is affiliated by the California Community Colleges system.
The student-faculty ratio is 22:1.
The graduation rate of the college is 30%.
Online Education at Butte College
Online education has been legal since 1993 and is a new way of teaching students of all ages. It is gaining popularity throughout the years because of the easy availability of the internet facility. These kinds of learning can be done on the student’s time and do not require the teacher to be there.
The college offers many online degrees that help the students to complete the transfer degree.
College majors are Social science, physical science, engineering and many more.
It also offers online services like NetTutor, Variscite, Proctorio, and Quest.
The college manages to save energy through solar panels by generating its own electricity.
It has a wonderful campus with a breathtaking view.
The teachers are always helping hand to the students.
It is the best community college in the state.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$46,806 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Financial assistance is given to the students who are in need of money. It is part-time in the form of scholarships, grants, loans or work-study. Butte College FAFSA/federal School code is 006972
Federal aid includes Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Federal Work Study.
State aid consists of Cal Grant, Student Success Completion Grant, California College Promise Grant (CCPG) and Chafee Grant.
Institutional Aid includes Butte College Foundation and Butte College Promise scholarship programs.
- Military aid consists of Montgomery GI Bill, Post-9/11 GI Bill, Transfer of Entitlement, Survivors and Dependents, Reservists GI Bill, REAP and many more.