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Study at Butte College

Butte College is an accredited two-year institution offering educational facilities in Chico and Orland. It was created as a local college in 1966, but unprecedented growth led Butte College to open its doors to the community in 1968. Spanning over 928 acres, the college has the largest campus in the state, and it is the only campus designated as a wildlife refuge. Butte College offers over 50 different education programs. Butte College's official colors are black and gold, and the sports teams are named the Roadrunners. The college has baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball and track teams. The college alumni includes famous football players like Larry Allen, Jermaine Haley, Chad Folk, Paris Jackson, Junior Siavii and Aaron Rodgers.

Profile of Butte CollegeStudents attend Butte College in Oroville, California. a rural area. The school is a public institution. Butte College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in security and law enforcement.

Butte College Selectivity

Applicants to Butte College appreciate its open admissions policy.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Butte College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 12, 228 students at the school .

Butte College Tuition and AffordabilityButte College is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Butte College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Security and Law Enforcement792fire-fighting, criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice
Liberal Arts529social services, liberal arts and sciences, English language and literature, Classical languages, English
Nursing and Emergency Medicine305EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, home health aide, nursing assistant
Engineering Technician197hazardous materials tech, drafting, engineering technology
Family and Social Work94child development, food and nutrition, family and consumer science
Business and Management79business management, accounting, sales and marketing, small business management, retail, electronic commerce, taxation
Beauty and Cosmetology77cosmetology
Construction Trades71building inspector, apparel and textiles, apparel and textile marketing
Mechanics and Repair32automobile mechanics
Medical Support and Technology31respiratory care tech
Transportation29construction equipment operation
Agricultural Science and Management29agricultural machine tech, agriculture, agricultural operations
Hospitality24travel services
Therapy and Counselling22substance abuse Counselling
Computer Science and Engineering20information technology, computer science, system administration, computer and info science, computer networking
office and Administration12administrative assistant, data entry
Production Trades10welding
Media10digital communications, radio and television, journalism
Design9interior design, graphic design
Medical administration7medical secretary
Science6biology, physical sciences, physics, chemistry
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Art Studies3art studies
Conservation and Resource Management3conservation, environmental science
Landscaping and Horticulture3applied horticulture, landscaping, floristry
Fine Arts3ceramics
Law2legal secretary
Photography and Commercial Art0photography
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education, parks and recreation management
Contact: Butte CollegeButte College

3536 Butte Campus Drive

Oroville, California 95965-8399

General Phone: (530) 895-2511