College Profile: Butte College

 
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Butte College is a community college located in northern California between the towns of Chico and Oroville and paradise. Butte College is a fully accredited two-year institution with educational facilities in Chico and Orland, and classes are offered in most of the District’s communities. The College also offers online courses. In 1966, Butte County voters created a local community college district to serve the educational and vocational needs of citizens. In 1967, Butte College began by offering law enforcement, fire science, and vocational nursing classes in various locations throughout Butte County. When the College officially opened its doors to the community in 1968 at the old Durham High School site, it was predicted that 800 students would attend that first fall quarter. But to the surprise of all, over 1900 people enrolled at the new college. In 1974, the College moved from Durham to its present location near the geographic center of Butte County, and in 1975, Glenn County joined the District. Butte College’s history is one of unprecedented growth. This growth stems from offering quality affordable educational courses ranging from basic skills to transfer courses to honors classes, and more than 50 diverse career education programs. Also significant to this growth is a faculty, staff, and administration focused on creating and fostering a culture of student-centered support and success. At 928 acres, Butte College is the largest community college campus in the state, and it is the only campus designated a wildlife refuge . Long an advocate of sustainability, Butte College is one of two community colleges in the state to offer bus transportation to students. In addition to having its own water and sewage treatment facilities, 25% of the College’s electric power comes from its new solar field.
 
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA
95965-8399
530-895-2511 (general)
530-895-2311 (financial aid)
530-895-2361 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting Rural: Distant
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Butte College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Local|federal&chds=100,6000&chxr=0,100,6000
 
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
19,382 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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