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Butte College

Oroville, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About Butte College

Butte College Overview

Butte College is a public school in the rural setting of Oroville, California. Butte College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 12,290 undergrads and no graduate students. Butte College offers on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Butte College!

Are you interested in music or performing? At Butte College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Butte College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Butte College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Butte College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Butte College on the Student Life page.

2022 Butte College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,336
Out-of-State $7,816

Is Butte College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better look at what Butte College offers and if the college could be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Butte College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Butte College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Butte College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Butte College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Butte College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Butte College.

Based on this information, does Butte College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Butte College a good school for you?

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Where is Butte College Located?

Butte College is located in the rural setting of Oroville, California, in the suburbs of Sacramento.

If you are interested in seeing Butte College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take CA Highway 99 to Oroville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chico Municipal, Sacramento International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Butte College and Oroville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3536 Butte Campus Drive Oroville, CA 95965-8399

Campus Setting: Rural

Butte College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Butte College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Butte College is Continuous processing.

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Butte College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Butte College is like? There are approximately 12,290 students enrolled at Butte College. 43% percent of students attend school full-time.


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