Barton County Community College

Tel: (620)792-2701
7,230 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Barton County Community College serves 7,230 students
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Barton County Community College is the only community colleges within Barton County, KS.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Barton County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,230 teachers has grown by 78% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,230 students
1,275 students
Barton County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
% American Indian/Alaskan -
% Asian 1%
Barton County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 9%
Barton County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 11%
Barton County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White 78%
Barton County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 1%
Barton County Community College More (2011-2012)
Barton County Community College sch ethnicity Barton County Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.37 0.45
Barton County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,784 is less than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,784 $5,940
Barton County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,776 $10,075
Barton County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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