Butler County Community College: Ranking & Review

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Butler County Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,3381,4051,933

856 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

170 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25.

Butler County Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Butler County Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Butler County Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,240$9,240
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,560$1,560
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$260$360

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services138138
Health Professions and Related Programs121121
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities6262
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3939
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3030
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2828
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2121
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Visual and Performing Arts1313
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences88
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
Precision Production44
English Language and Literature & Letters44
Mathematics and Statistics22
Legal Professions and Studies11
Physical Sciences11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Personal and Culinary Services
Grand Total575575

A total of 575 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Butler County Community College.

Graduation rate25%20%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 60%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesBC3
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementBC3 is dedicated to providing quality education, training, and enrichment opportunities that are affordable, accessible and responsive to the needs of the communities we serve. The College is committed to fostering a supportive, student-centered environment that values integrity, diversity and excellence.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff341
Instructional FTE152
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitebc3.edu
Address107 College Drive
Butler, Pennsylvania, 16002
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population14,000