Barton County Community College: Review & Facts

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Barton County Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,030 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1965 and is the only school located in Great Bend, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
90
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Barton County Community College.

Barton County Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 90 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The student retention rate at Barton County Community College is relatively low at 63% (close to Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Barton County Community College is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Barton County Community College is reasonable - 24:1. Read more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,900
Average tuition price is extremely low, $2,900 annually. The additional fees at Barton County Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,000; this comes to $3,900 annually.

Read the details about Barton County Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Barton County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (620) 792-2701 or check Barton County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Barton County Community College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Barton County Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Barton County Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 300 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Barton County Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Barton County Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Barton County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Barton County Community College, 245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530, USA
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