Butler County Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 1203

Butler, PA 16003-1203

(724) 287-8711

(888) 826-2829

Fax: (724) 287-3460

Contact: Pattie Bajuszik

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 1203

Butler, PA 16003-1203

(724) 287-8711


Total undergrads: 3,837

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,837


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to nursing, medical assistant, physical therapist assistant, massage therapy, and metrology programs based on high school record.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General C
Business Administration/Management A
Human Resources Management A
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services C
Operations Management C
Sales and Distribution A
Tourism/Travel Services A

Communications & Journalism

Organizational Communication A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Systems Security A
Web/Multimedia Design A


Education – General A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Computer Systems A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Instrumentation Technology A
Manufacturing Technologies A
Mechanical Drafting A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Institutional Food Production A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration A
Massage Therapy C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Office Assistant A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A
Sport/Fitness Administration A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Machine Tool Technology C


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Butler County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (724) 287-8711
Website: www.bc3.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.bc3.edu/admission/index.html
Address: 107 College Drive, Butler, PA 16002
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,176
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,301 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,100
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,100
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 73%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,299

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Butler County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Butler County Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 87
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16
Education 2
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 310
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 47
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 42
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 2355

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Butler County Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,100
Out-of-state $11,100
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 493 73%
Grant or scholarship aid 408 60% $5,299
Student loan aid 203 30% $4,528

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,360 41% $4,306
Federal student loans 681 21% $3,915

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Butler County Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Butler County Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Butler County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,176
Undergraduate enrollment 3,176
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Butler County Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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