Barstow Community College

Tel: (760)252-2411
2,075 students
Public institution

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Barstow Community College is a two-year institution of higher education, committed to both student learning and success. The institution fosters an innovative learning environment that respects the diversity of individual backgrounds, abilities, cultures and interests. It prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The College provides vocational education and training programs and courses that give students the knowledge, skills and certification necessary for entry through advanced level employment and career advancement.
School Highlights:
Barstow Community College serves 2,075 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Barstow Community College is one of 17 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
The nearest community college is Victor Valley College (30.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Barstow Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,075 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,075 students
1,287 students
Barstow Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
825 students
832 students
Barstow Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,250 students
1,021 students
Barstow Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Barstow Community College sch enrollment Barstow Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Barstow Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
31%
7%
Barstow Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
18%
12%
Barstow Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
39%
66%
Barstow Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Barstow Community College More (2010-2012)
Barstow Community College sch ethnicity Barstow 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. 0.72 0.45
Barstow Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 76% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,400 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $5,845
Barstow Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,400 $10,047
Barstow Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The College offers basic skill and enrichment programming for under-prepared and disadvantaged students as well as lifelong learning opportunities and continuing education courses for community members. It provides counseling and other support services to assist students in the identification of their goals and achievement of their personal, educational and employment potential. The College uses institutional research to advance its mission and its role in the community. The College works in partnership with military bases, local governments, agencies, businesses and schools to promote positive community development, economic growth, and change. Barstow College Learning Resource Center's mission is to serve the instructional and student support needs for the campus community through the following services: Library Tutoring Center Computer Commons Instructional Media Services. Barstow College offers Associate Degrees as well as Certificates. The intercollegiate athletic program at Barstow Community College consists of a combined 4 men's and women's varsity sport teams including baseball, men's and women's basketball, and women's softball. Barstow College's Counseling Department is staffed with professional counselors who offer individual counseling for students who want assistance in coping with the problems they face in everyday life. Issues relating to self-esteem, anxieties, relationships, and academic performance are common obstacles for college students.

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Did You Know?
For San Bernardino County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,985 per year for in-state students and $7,881 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,335 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in San Bernardino County, CA is 95%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

San Bernardino County, CA 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in San Bernardino County, CA is Barstow Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.