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 7,964 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 38%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 567 teachers has grown by 86% over five years.
Butler Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty567 staff156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Butler Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Butler Community College diversity score of 0.58 is equal to the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,964 students1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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# Full-Time Students3,315 students777 students
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# Part-Time Students4,649 students957 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
364 students342 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
14%
14%
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% Black
8%
8%
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% White
62%
62%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score0.580.58
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College Completion Rate
26%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$34,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,294 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,034 is more than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,294$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,034$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,466
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Butler Community College is Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology (18.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,484 per year for in-state students and $4,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Kansas City Kansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.