Butte College: Ranking & Review

Oroville Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1187 4184
Top 25%

Butte College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $17,666 $23,282
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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 Sciences 513 513
Health Professions and Related Programs 441 441
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 341 341
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 249 249
Precision Production 218 218
Personal and Culinary Services 206 206
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 180 180
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 79 79
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 67 67
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 63 63
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 63 63
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 53 53
Psychology 51 51
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 50 50
English Language and Literature & Letters 47 47
Visual and Performing Arts 44 44
Transportation and Materials Moving 32 32
Natural Resources and Conservation 25 25
Mathematics and Statistics 21 21
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 20 20
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 17 17
Physical Sciences 15 15
History 10 10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9 9
Engineering 7 7
Legal Professions and Studies 1 1
Grand Total2,8222,822

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

TotalMenWomen
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
Phone5308952511