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Butler Community College Data & Information Overview

123 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
6% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Butler Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is Butler Community College Ranked?

#1,161 Best Colleges in Nation
#17 Best Colleges in KS
Registered Nursing Highest Ranked Major
Value Badge

2024 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.

Butler Community College was awarded 123 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is registered nursing.

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Overall Quality

Butler CC is ranked #1,161 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Butler CC held the #1,498 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Butler CC is also ranked #17 out of 47 schools in Kansas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Butler CC?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Butler Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Butler Community College admissions.

Butler Community College Faculty

17 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Butler Community College is about average at 17 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 Butler Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Butler Community College

60% Freshmen Retention

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 Butler Community College this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  60 out of 100

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

Butler Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,094 Full-Time Undergraduates
30.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
59.5% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,175 undergraduates at Butler CC with 3,094 being full-time and 4,081 being part-time.

How Much Does Butler Community College Cost?

$13,255 Net Price
25% Take Out Loans
$18,096 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Butler CC is $13,255. 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 Butler CC

$0-30 K$30K-48K$48-75$75-110K$110K +

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 Butler CC, 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 Butler CC, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $4,524 a year. That adds up to $18,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Butler CC is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Butler CC Graduates Make?

$37,296 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Butler CC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,296 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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

Location of Butler Community College

Kansas State
3,094 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Butler Community College is a public institution situated in El Dorado, Kansas. El Dorado is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Butler CC are given below.

Contact Details
Address:901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, KS 67042-3280

Butler Community College Majors

59 Majors With Completions
1,077 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Butler Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Butler CC

65% Take At Least One Class Online
33% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 4,559 students took at least one online class at Butler Community College. This is an increase from the 2,528 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

Learn more about online learning at Butler 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.


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