Butte College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 25%

Butte College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,3865,3826,004

2,473 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

655 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Butte 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.

Butte 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.

Butte College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$6,720
Fees for full-time undergraduates$264$264
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$280

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Social Sciences513513
Health Professions and Related Programs441441
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service341341
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services249249
Precision Production218218
Personal and Culinary Services206206
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences180180
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities7979
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6767
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences6363
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6363
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields5353
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services5050
English Language and Literature & Letters4747
Visual and Performing Arts4444
Transportation and Materials Moving3232
Natural Resources and Conservation2525
Mathematics and Statistics2121
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians2020
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Physical Sciences1515
Biological and Biomedical Sciences99
Legal Professions and Studies11
Grand Total2,8222,822

A total of 2,822 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Butte College.

Graduation rate31%30%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff662
Instructional FTE325
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitebutte.edu
Address3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, California, 95965-8399
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Distant
City population16,000