Barstow Community College

Barstow Community College

Barstow Community College, also known as BCC, is located in Barstow, California, United States. It was founded in 1959 in California by the inhabitants of the upper High Desert region. The present campus at Barstow Road was constructed in 1964. Another campus is situated at Ft. Irwin. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and certificate programs in diverse areas of study. BCC also offers online degree programs to students.

BBC's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Vikings. Their official mascot is a Viking Warrior. They participate in sports such as intercollegiate and intramural men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, and soccer.

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Barstow Community College
2700 Barstow Road
Barstow , CA 92311
General Phone: (760) 252-2411

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Barstow Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts140humanities, social services
Business and Management98business, business management, accounting, call center operation
Science44biological and physical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement31criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, fire-fighting
Family and Social Work30child development
Mechanics and Repair19electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering16information technology, computer networking, webmastering
Medical Support and Technology13medical assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology8cosmetology
Office and Administration6data entry, administrative assistant
Photography and Commercial Art2photography
Production Trades1welding
Construction Trades0construction, electrician
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education

Number of programs and degrees for Barstow Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree38321
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years018
Award of less than 1 academic year237
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21

Barstow Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Barstow Community College had a total enrollment of 2,906 students (1,809 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 45%
Black 14%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 13%
20-21 12%
22-24 11%
25-29 17%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 8%
65+ 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown3%

Barstow Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 22 %

Barstow Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Barstow, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Barstow Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 520
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,784
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
Barstow Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 111900)

Barstow Community College Faculty

Barstow Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track710
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year24$80,25317$74,196
All faculty totalacademic year24$80,25317$74,196

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Barstow Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Security and Loss Prevention Services

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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