N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,977

Avg.Financial Aid

006972

FAFSA Code

About Butte College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,872

Website

www.butte.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACCJC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

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.


Reviews

  • 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.

Location & Contact

Address

3536 Butte Campus Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5308952511
Fax: 5308794313
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Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$5,317

Average Annual Cost

$1,104

Books And Supplies

$1,918

Other Fees

$264

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

21:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

47%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

44%

Male Professors

56%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Social Sciences, General

473 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

218 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

206 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

197 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

177 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

168 Graduates

Fire Protection

144 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

128 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

111 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

101 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

79 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

58 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

52 Graduates

Psychology, General

51 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

48 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

48 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Let...

39 Graduates

Graphic Communications

37 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

36 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

32 Graduates

Ground Transportation

32 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

31 Graduates

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applicatio...

22 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

21 Graduates

Mathematics

21 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

20 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

18 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

16 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

14 Graduates

Sociology

14 Graduates

Agricultural Mechanization

13 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

13 Graduates

Anthropology

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Physics

10 Graduates

Biology, General

9 Graduates

Computer Science

9 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

9 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

8 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

8 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

7 Graduates

Agriculture, General

7 Graduates

Engineering, General

7 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

6 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

6 Graduates

Taxation

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

5 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

3 Graduates

Real Estate

3 Graduates

Economics

2 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

2 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

1 Graduates

Legal Support Services

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

10,872

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

44%

Part-time

56%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

54% White

1% Unknown

2% Black

29% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

94%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$23,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,050

$20,901

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$146 - 217

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,977

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,798

Students Receiving State Aid

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,284

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$451

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,098

$30K - $48K

$7,803

$48K - $75K

$4,661

$75K - $110K

$2,233

> $110K

$488

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.

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