Barstow Community College

  • 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 3,078 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

Barstow Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Barstow Community College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty186 staff308 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Barstow Community College has grown by 65% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 28:1 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 Enrollment3,078 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:124:1
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# Full-Time Students1,250 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students1,828 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
3%
12%
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% Hispanic
44%
47%
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% Black
15%
6%
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% White
24%
23%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
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% Two or more races
7%
4%
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% Unknown races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score0.720.70
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College Completion Rate
27%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,500$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,997. 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 $7,123. The out-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,104$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,400$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Barstow Community College is Victor Valley College (30.8 miles away).
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