Butler County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,750
1.63% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$5,328
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.93%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,496
38.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
30.9%
191 Graduates

About

Butler County Community College is a higher education institution located in Butler County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Butler County Community College were Registered Nursing (72 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees), and General Studies (54 degrees).

In 2022, 443 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Butler County Community College. 69.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (409 degrees), 37.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Butler County Community College is $3,750, which is $−4,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Butler County Community College is $3,750, which is $−4,362 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,328.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending Butler County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,750
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Butler County Community College was $3,750. The cost of tuition at Butler County Community College is $−4,362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,328
2022 Value
4.38%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Butler County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,328. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Butler County Community College grew by 4.38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,000
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Butler County Community College was of $4,000 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Butler County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 43.8% with respect to 2021, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.93%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Butler County Community College was 3.93%, which represents 19 out of the 483 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Butler County Community College had a total enrollment of 2,496 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Butler County Community College is 954 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,542. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Butler County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Butler County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 87.4% White, 2.92% Two or More Races, 2.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.56% Black or African American, 1.56% Asian, and 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Butler County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.9%), followed by White Male (36.5%) and Two or More Races Male (2.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Butler County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,496 students. The full-time enrollment at Butler County Community College is 954 and the part-time enrollment is 1,542. This means that 38.2% of students enrolled at Butler County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Butler County Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Butler County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,182 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    73 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    66 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Butler County Community College is 87.4% White, 2.92% Two or More Races, 2.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.56% Black or African American, 1.56% Asian, and 0.12% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 57 students (2.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 169 more women than men received degrees from Butler County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Butler County Community College is white (409 degrees awarded). There were 37.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Butler County Community College is Registered Nursing (72 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees) and General Studies (54 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Butler County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (10 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are Other managers (223,288 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (215,969 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (176,914 people), Police officers (156,422 people), and Social workers, all other (123,150 people).

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College in 2022 are History (10 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Psychology (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are History (10 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Psychology (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (605,968 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (414,827 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (300,788 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (278,599 people), and Outpatient care centers (200,191 people).

The most specialized majors at Butler County Community College are History (10 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (15 degrees), Protective Services (20 degrees), and Psychology (26 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Butler County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 72 degrees awarded
  2. 66 degrees awarded
  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Butler County Community College was Registered Nursing with 72 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

137
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
306
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College, which is 0.448 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (306).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.737 times less than the 38 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Butler County Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 23 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Butler County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (35.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Butler County Community College is Female and White (35.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.09% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    409 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Butler County Community College is white (409 degrees awarded). There were 37.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (11 degrees).

1.58% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    282 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Butler County Community College is white female (282 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (127 degrees).

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Operations

Butler County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.46M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 105k (3.03%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Butler County Community College had a total salary expenditure of 36.8M. Butler County Community College employs 23 Instructors, 15 Professors and 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Butler County Community College are Female Instructor (18), Female Professor (10), and Female Associate professor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Butler County Community College are: Management, with 48 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 39 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

Endowment

$3.46M
2022 Endowment
5.24%
growth from 2021

Butler County Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.46M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Butler County Community College grew 5.24% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.75M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$14.5M
2022 Salaries
0.29%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Butler County Community College paid a median of $14.5M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($36.8M) and a 0.29% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.01M
Instructional Salaries
62
Number of Employees

In 2022, Butler County Community College paid a total of $4.01M to 62 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
23 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Butler County Community College were Instructor with 23 employees, Professor with 15 employees, and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Butler County Community College were Management with 48 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Butler County Community College was Female Instructor with 18 employees, Female Professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Butler County Community College.

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