Butler Community College

Butler Community College

Butler Community College is an accredited 2-year community college founded in 1927. The college enrolls more than 8000 students every year, with over 200 housed on campus. There are over 60 degree programs offered by this college. Butler Community College has a number of distance learning sites in several high schools, and branch campuses in:

  • Andover
  • Council Grove
  • Marion
  • McConnell
  • Rose Hill

Butler Community College's colors are purple and gold, and the mascot is a grizzly bear. The college boasts of basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball, softball, football and track and field teams; and also has a spirit squad. The home team is called The Grizzlies. Butler Community College has won over 8 NJCAA national championships and national titles in men and women's cross country and men's basketball. Well known alumni of the college includes basketball player Stephen Jackson, Cara Gorges, 2nd Runner-up Miss USA and Zac Taylor, former record-setting Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback.

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Contacting Butler Community College

Butler Community College
901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado , KS 67042-3280
General Phone: (316) 321-2222

Butler Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts617liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine194registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Therapy and Counseling62substance abuse counseling, massage therapy
Security and Law Enforcement25criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Office and Administration22administrative assistant
Family and Social Work20child care management
Medical Administration19medical office management, medical transcription, medical office assistant
Mechanics and Repair17autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Production Trades15machinist, welding
Computer Science and Engineering13computer programming, system administration, network management, computer security, webmastering, computer services management
Business and Management8business, business administration, accounting, small business operations, marketing, retail, hospitality marketing
Hospitality7tourism and travel, hotel management, restaurant and food services management
Media6animation and special effects
Engineering Technician5manufacturing tech, drafting, CAD and design
Animal Science and Care5animal husbandry
Medical Support and Technology2medical coding, veterinary assistant
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural operations, farm management
Education and Teaching0business teaching
Law0legal secretary

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree85742
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years17631
Award of less than 1 academic year42

Butler Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Butler Community College had a total enrollment of 8,096 students (5,456 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 9%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 29%
20-21 18%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Butler Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 37 %

Butler Community College Room and Board (2007)

Butler Community College offers campus housing for 377 of its 5,456 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of El Dorado, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,235
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,645
Room and board $ 4,765
Room charge $ 3,320
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,445
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,800

Financial Aid:
Butler Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 190600)

Butler Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track6485

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

*: 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
Instructoracademic year64$51,86783$51,486
All faculty totalacademic year64$51,86783$51,486

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

Butler Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports05353

Butler Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Business And Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
System Administration/Administrator
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Butler Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Butler Community College Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Butler Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Butler Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Butler Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Butler Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Butler Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Butler Community College Number of degree programs

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 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 Offers athletic scholarships

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