2700 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 2,444 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,444 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,104
  • Out-state tuition: $5,400
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Barstow Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has grown by 177% over five years.
Barstow Community College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
186 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Barstow Community College has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Barstow Community College diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,444 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,057 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,387 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
216 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,057 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,387 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
4%
14%
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% Hispanic
40%
45%
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% Black
11%
5%
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% White
31%
26%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
9%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.72
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.39%
4.57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,500
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,400 is less than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,104
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,400
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$10,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$6,239
Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Barstow Community College cost?

Barstow Community College's tuition is approximately $1,104 for In-State students and $5,400 for Out-State students.

What is Barstow Community College's ranking?

Barstow Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,444 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,104
  • Out-state tuition: $5,400
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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San Bernardino County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in San Bernardino County, CA is Community Christian College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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