Barton County Community College

Tel: (620)792-2701
5,292 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Barton County Community College serves 5,292 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Barton County Community College is the only community colleges within Barton County, KS.
The nearest community college is Pratt Community College (49.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 124 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
College Barton County Community College (KS) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 124 staff 62 staff

Student Body

The student population of 5,292 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,292 students 1,383 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 43:1 27:1
# Full-Time Students 1,978 students 682 students
# Part-Time Students 3,314 students 826 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 342 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
9%
9%
% Black
10%
9%
% White
75%
72%
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
5%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.42 0.46

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,784 is less than the state average of $3,180. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,776 is less than the state average of $4,710. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,784 $3,180
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,776 $4,710
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82% 90%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Barton is known for its quality services, great history and tradition and ongoing excellence with tremendous faculty and staff. You have a district of wonderful constituents in a fine community. You have unique needs as an individual, and our curriculum is designed to serve them. You may want to start on a bachelor's degree, prepare for a vocation, or explore your alternatives. The type of degree or certificate earned associated with the different majors like Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies, Associate of Science and Certificate. Community Education supports Barton's mission by providing innovative educational opportunities. Our success is defined by our ability to identify new educational markets, to develop and enhance quality instructional programs, to initiate and sustain partnerships with the campus community and the College's constituents, and to provide exceptional service that yields comprehensive student learning.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,383 students | 49.20 Mi348 NE SR 61
    Pratt KS 67124
    (620)672-5641
    49.201,383
  • 5,718 students | 49.80 Mi1300 N Plum St
    Hutchinson KS 67501
    (620)665-3500
    49.805,718
  • 1,165 students | 57.60 Mi1200 S Main
    McPherson KS 67460
    (620)241-0723
    57.601,165
  • 537 students | 64.80 Mi2562 Centennial Road
    Salina KS 67401
    (785)309-3100
    64.80537
  • Brown Mackie College-Salina
    Private for-profit
    452 students | 66.30 Mi2106 South 9th Street
    Salina KS 67401
    (785)825-5422
    66.30452
Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,213 per year for in-state students and $4,249 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,370 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.