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Barton County Community College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Barton County Community College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Barton County Community College was awarded 10 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general studies.

Overall Quality

Barton Community College is ranked #1,633 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Barton Community College also holds the #29 spot on the Best Colleges in Kansas ranking.

See all of the rankings for Barton County Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Barton Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Barton County Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Barton County Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Barton County Community College, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Barton County Community College is 96%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  96 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Barton County 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 Barton County Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Barton County Community College.

Barton County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,094 undergraduates at Barton Community College with 1,398 being full-time and 2,696 being part-time.

How Much Does Barton County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Barton Community College is $8,792. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Barton Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,356 $7,019 $8,973 $10,919 $12,063

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 Barton Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Barton Community College, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $4,836 a year. That adds up to $19,344 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Barton Community College is 15.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Barton Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Barton Community College make about $31,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 21% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Barton County Community College make the most money.

Location of Barton County Community College

Barton County Community College is a public institution located in Great Bend, Kansas. Barton Community College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Contact details for Barton Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 245 Ne 30Th Road, Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: 620-792-2701

Barton County Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Barton Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 3,175 students took at least one online class at Barton County Community College. This is an increase from the 2,303 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 3,175 2,364
2018-2019 2,303 2,085
2017-2018 2,153 1,987
2016-2017 1,881 1,678
2015-2016 1,725 1,530

Learn more about online learning at Barton County Community College.

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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