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Located in Oroville, California, Butte College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding Butte College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

66 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Butte College?

Location of Butte College

Contact details for Butte College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, CA 95965-8399
Phone: 530-895-2511

How Do I Get Into Butte College?

You can apply to Butte College online at:

Since Butte College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Butte College?

4% Take Out Loans
17.9% Loan Default Rate

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 Butte College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,977 a year. That adds up to $19,908 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Butte College is 17.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Butte College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,816 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,100 undergraduate students at Butte College, with 4,816 being full-time and 5,284 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Butte College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,816 full-time undergraduates at Butte College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Butte College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Butte College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Butte College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 276
Black or African American 102
Hispanic or Latino 1,498
White 2,350
International Students 92
Other Races/Ethnicities 498

Over 45 countries are represented at Butte College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Brazil, and India.

Online Learning at Butte College

889 Took All Classes Online
3,012 Took At Least One Class Online
22.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,012 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Butte College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Butte College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Butte College was 22.7%. This is the #530 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Butte College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Butte College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Information Technology 47 6 2 55
Computer Science 0 10 0 10
General Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 47 17 2 66


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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