Barton County Community College

Barton County Community College

Barton County Community College, also referred to as BCCC, is located in Central Kansas, United States. The college was established in the year 1965 through an election by Barton County residents. The college campus is spread over more than 160 acres of land. BCCC offers various degree and certificate programs in the fields of accounting, business management, criminal justice, nursing, and law among others. In addition to the main campus, the college offers classes in the:

  • Camp Aldrich Conference Center
  • Fort Riley Campus

The athletic department of Barton County Community College fields teams in soccer, volleyball, baseball, basketball, golf, track and field, and tennis. The teams are popularly known as the Cougars. In addition, there are various student clubs and organizations available on campus. These include the Campus Christian Fellowship, Community Student Organization, Journalism Crew, Newman Club, and Phi Theta Kappa.

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Barton County Community College
245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend , KS 67530
General Phone: (620) 792-2701

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Barton County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts233foreign language and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, social services, anthropology, economics, political science, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine85EMT paramedic, pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, home health aide, medication aide
Business and Management53business, business management, accounting, accounting technology, human resources
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy25health and physical education, sports and fitness management, exercise science, athletic trainer, dietetic technician, dietitian assistant
Medical Support and Technology13medical coding, medical assistant, medical lab tech, clinical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Education and Teaching13education
Medicine11pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and police, fire-fighting, security and protective services
Engineering Technician8hazardous materials tech, environmental control tech, industrial production tech
Science7biology, wildlife biology, physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Mechanics and Repair7automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counseling7psychology
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, information science, computer science, computer networking
Art Studies6visual and performing arts, art studies
Engineering5engineering, military technologies
Office and Administration5administrative assistant
Family and Social Work4child care management, public administration, social work
Media3communication studies, journalism
Medical Administration3medical records admin, medical transcription, medical office assistant, health and medical administrative
Agricultural Science and Management2agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural supply, agricultural production
Funeral and Mortuary Science1funeral and mortuary
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Drama and Performing Arts0dance, drama
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy
Design0graphic design

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree44077
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years538
Award of less than 1 academic year148

Barton County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Barton County Community College had a total enrollment of 3,900 students (2,928 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 12%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

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

(International Students)1%

Barton County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 11 %

Barton County Community College Room and Board (2007)

Barton County Community College offers campus housing for 292 of its 2,928 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Barton County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,596
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,090
Room and board $ 4,876
Books and supplies $ 868
Other expenses $ 6,194

Financial Aid:
Barton County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 460800)

Barton County Community College Faculty

Barton County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track88

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year25$47,83811$43,789
All faculty totalcalendar year25$47,83811$43,789

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year19$42,68519$44,119
All faculty totalacademic year19$42,68519$44,119

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

Barton County Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports4065105

Barton County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Agriculture, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Engineering, General
Military Technologies

Engineering Technician
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Public Administration
Social Work

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Medication Aide
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Dietetic Technician (DTR)
Dietitian Assistant
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Wildlife Biology

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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