Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
Tel: (316)321-2222
9,003 students
Public institution
  • Butler Community College exists to develop responsible, involved lifelong learners and to contribute to the vitality of the communities it serves.
School Highlights
Butler Community College serves 9,003 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Butler Community College is the only community colleges within Butler County, KS.
The nearest community college is Wichita Area Technical College (19.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 292 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Butler 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 292 staff 62 staff
Butler Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 9,003 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,003 students 1,383 students
Butler Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 27:1
Butler Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,970 students 682 students
Butler Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,033 students 826 students
Butler Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Butler Community College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity 300 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Butler Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
2%
Butler Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
8%
9%
Butler Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
7%
9%
Butler Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
73%
71%
Butler Community College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Butler Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
6%
4%
Butler Community College Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.45 0.48
Butler Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,135 is more than the state average of $2,910. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,815 is more than the state average of $4,032. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,135 $2,910
Butler Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,815 $4,032
Butler Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83% 90%
Butler Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Butler Community College exists to develop responsible, involved lifelong learners and to contribute to the vitality of the communities it serves. We expect our students to become a full partner in the learning process. In return we offer them a pact, our Learning PACT, so they can develop the skills and abilities that are vital for success in the 21st century. This Learning PACT, which is integrated into all our courses and programs as well our extra curricular activities, focuses upon four key skill areas including Personal Development, Analytical Thinking, Communication and Technology. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Assoc. of Colleges, National League of Nursing and Kansas State Board of Nursing.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
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    (316)677-9400
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  • Vatterott College-Wichita
    Pivate, for profit
    162 students | 19.60 Mi8853 E. 37th Street N.
    Wichita KS  67226
    (316)634-0066
    19.60162
  • 189 students | 20.20 Mi8111 E. 32nd Street North, Suite 103
    Wichita KS  67226
    (316)609-4100
    20.20189
  • 259 students | 21.00 Mi7309 East 21st Street North Suite G-40
    Wichita KS  67206
    (316)448-5400
    21.00259
  • Hesston College
    Private, non-profit
    428 students | 37.60 Mi301 South Main
    Hesston KS  67062
    (620)327-4221
    37.60428
Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.