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Barstow Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Barstow Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Barstow Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Barstow Community College was awarded 50 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general social sciences.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Barstow Community College is ranked #1,041 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 203 colleges in California, Barstow Community College is ranked at #135.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Barstow Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Barstow Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Barstow Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Barstow Community College is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Barstow Community College is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  25 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Barstow Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Barstow Community College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100

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Barstow Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,444 undergraduates at Barstow Community College with 1,057 being full-time and 1,387 being part-time.

How Much Does Barstow Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Barstow Community College is $9,518. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Barstow Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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How Much Money Do Barstow Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Barstow Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $29,900 in their early years. This is about 25% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Barstow Community College make the most money.

Location of Barstow Community College

Barstow Community College is a public institution situated in Barstow, California. Barstow is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Barstow Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311
Phone: 760-252-2411

Barstow Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Barstow Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Barstow Community College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 2,408 students took at least one online class at Barstow Community College. This is a decrease from the 2,500 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,408 2,342
2018-2019 2,500 1,510
2017-2018 2,206 1,313
2016-2017 2,170 1,312
2015-2016 2,154 1,052

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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