Butler Community College

  • Butler Community College exists to develop responsible, involved lifelong learners and to contribute to the vitality of the communities it serves.
School Highlights
  • Butler Community College serves 9,003 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
  • Butler Community College is the only community colleges within Butler County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to Butler Community College is Wichita Area Technical College (19.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Butler Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 292 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Butler 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 Faculty292 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Butler Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Butler Community College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,003 students1,551 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
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# Full-Time Students3,970 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students5,033 students898 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
9%
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% Black
7%
8%
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% White
73%
72%
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% Hawaiian
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.46
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College Completion Rate
23%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$34,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,294 is less than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,034 is more than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,294$3,503
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,034$4,523
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,454
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Butler Community College exists to develop responsible, involved lifelong learners and to contribute to the vitality of the communities it serves. We expect our students to become a full partner in the learning process. In return we offer them a pact, our Learning PACT, so they can develop the skills and abilities that are vital for success in the 21st century. This Learning PACT, which is integrated into all our courses and programs as well our extra curricular activities, focuses upon four key skill areas including Personal Development, Analytical Thinking, Communication and Technology. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Assoc. of Colleges, National League of Nursing and Kansas State Board of Nursing.

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