Butler County Community College
Butler, PA 16002

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,496
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Butler County Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Butler County Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,360 and in-state students paid $6,240.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$4,292
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$6,240
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$9,360
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 68% of Butler County Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 45% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,187 (which is 4.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Butler County Community College in 2016-2017, was 165, which is 25% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,152 (which is 8.9% below the national average.)

$4,187
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,152
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
68%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Butler County Community College has enrolled a total of 3,496 students (1,555 students full-time and 1,941 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,496 students, 254 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 233 students for distance studies.

3,496
Total Enrollment
254
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 89%

Black/African American: 4%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Butler County Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 25% 378 126
Health Professions And Related Programs 21% 315
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 8% 120
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 88
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 76
Psychology 4% 66
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 63
Education 3% 42
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 28
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 18

Graduation & Dropout Rates

25%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Butler County Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

13%
Still enrolled
31%
Dropout rate
31%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Butler County Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,800. Last year, out of the total 1,418 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,234 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,525 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,251 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,800 $30,200
Employment Rate 87% 82%
Total Graduates 1,418 1,525

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Butler County Community College.

Belmont College
75.9 mile away
Stark State College
79.8 mile away
Garrett College
92.6 mile away