Barton County Community College

Tel: (620)792-2701
School Highlights
  • Barton County Community College serves 5,292 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
  • Barton County Community College is the only community colleges within Barton County, KS.
  • The nearest community college is Pratt Community College (49.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Barton County Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty124 staff62 staff
Barton County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,292 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,292 students1,551 students
Barton County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:127:1
Barton County Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,978 students653 students
Barton County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,314 students898 students
Barton County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Barton County Community College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
-299
Barton County Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Barton County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
Barton County Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
9%
Barton County Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
10%
8%
Barton County Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
75%
72%
Barton County Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Barton County Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
Barton County Community College Non Resident (2007-2008)
% Unknown races
2%
4%
Barton County 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.0.420.46
Barton County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
28%
36%
Barton County Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$34,000
Barton County Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,008 is less than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,000 is less than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,008$3,503
Barton County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,000$4,523
Barton County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%90%
Barton County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,976$9,500
Barton County Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,454
Barton County Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
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    (620)672-5641
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    Hutchinson KS  67501
    (620)665-3500
    49.805,718
  • 1,165 students | 57.60 Mi1200 S Main
    Mcpherson KS  67460
    (620)241-0723
    57.601,165
  • 537 students | 64.80 Mi2562 Centennial Road
    Salina KS  67401
    (785)309-3100
    64.80537
  • Brown Mackie College-Salina
    Private, for profit
    452 students | 66.30 Mi2106 South 9th Street
    Salina KS  67401
    (785)825-5422
    66.30452
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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,503 per year for in-state students and $4,523 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,710 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 0.46, 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.