Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
Tel: (316)321-2222
  • 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 is Wichita Area Technical College (19.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 292 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Butler Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty292 staff62 staff
Butler Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,003 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 42% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,003 students1,551 students
Butler Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
Butler Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,970 students653 students
Butler Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,033 students898 students
Butler Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Butler Community College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Butler Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Butler Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Butler Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Butler Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Butler Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Butler Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Non Resident races
Butler Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Butler Community College Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.46
Butler Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Butler Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$34,000
Butler Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Butler Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,034$4,523
Butler Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%90%
Butler Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,500$9,500
Butler Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,454
Butler Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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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 score 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.