Butler County Community College

Butler, PA, USA
3.61 Average Rating

Butler County Community College is a 2-year institution with six locations in western Pennsylvania. BC3 is home to four academic divisions--Business, STEM, Health Care, and Humanities & Social Sciences--offering degrees in 55 academic programs. Additionally, BC3 features 12 associate degree-granting programs enabling graduates to transfer to any Pennsylvania state institution as a rising junior. For students who need assistance commuting to campus, BC3 offers a college-wide rideshare program called Carpool World.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%
Out-Of-State Students
1%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
2,984
Total Number of Undergrads
2,984
Academic Calendar

Semester

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$5,663
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$8,400
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$11,400
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1400

Aid & Grants

0
100
36%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,323
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,233
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,069

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
28%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,534
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$102

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,200

What Students Are Saying

3.61 Average Rating
Comfortable, healthy learning environment. Teachers will help the students one on one to succeed. Advisers are always will to help find a job for someone in their field.
Jeffrey from Petrolia, PA
BC3 was probably the smartest decision I have ever made. It's reasonably priced, lots of activities going on, and it provides students with a great education. If I had to make a decision all over again, I would choose BC3 again in a heartbeat.
Jennifer from Butler, PA

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