Campus & Student Life at Butte College

Home to about 9,335 undergraduates in 2020, Butte College is a public college located in Oroville, California. Students who enjoy the peace and quiet of country life may thrive in this rural setting. Should you tire of the campus however, Butte College offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Butte College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Butte College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Butte College Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 8.0% of the student population at Butte College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Butte College Disability Services.

Butte College for the Military

While not a "service academy", Butte College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Butte College Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Butte College for Veterans Guide.

Butte College offers On-Campus Day Care

For students with young families, Butte College does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Butte College

Butte College does not offer on-campus housing.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Butte College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Butte College

There were 9,335 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 3,933 (42.1%). Part-time attendance was 5,402 (57.9%).


Butte College is Ranked #2,132 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Butte College is less diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Butte College #2132 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Butte College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Butte College by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Butte College Diversity Guide.

Butte College Athletics

Butte College has a total of 257 student athletes, 182 men and 75 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$888,902
Total Expenses (all teams)$888,902

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Butte College Athletics

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