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Barton County Community College Overview

Barton County Community College is a public institution located in Great Bend, Kansas. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Barton Community College.

What Is Barton County Community College Known For?

935 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Barton Community College is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 96% of the faculty were full-time.

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Barton County Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Barton Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#177 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Barton Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Zoology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Environmental Control Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Other Homeland Security Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Barton County Community College?

Location of Barton County Community College

Contact details for Barton Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 245 Ne 30Th Road, Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: 620-792-2701
Website: www.bartonccc.edu

How Do I Get Into Barton Community College?

You can apply to Barton Community College online at: www.bartonccc.edu/admission/apply

Barton County Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Barton County Community College?

25% Take Out Loans
12.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Barton Community College, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $4,691 a year. That adds up to $18,764 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Barton Community College is 12.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Barton County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

917 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,300 undergraduate students at Barton Community College, with 917 being full-time and 3,383 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Barton Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 917 full-time undergraduates at Barton Community College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Barton Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Barton County Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Barton Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 99
Hispanic or Latino 145
White 600
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 54

Over 36 countries are represented at Barton Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Jamaica, and Bahamas.

Online Learning at Barton County Community College

1,987 Took All Classes Online
2,153 Took At Least One Class Online
4.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,153 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Barton Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 10th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Barton Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Barton County Community College was 4.6%. This is the #1,705 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Barton Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Barton Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Support & Assistant Services 50%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8%
Computer & Information Sciences 33%
Computer Systems Networking 33%
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 45%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 46%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 9%
Liberal Arts General Studies 9%
Quality Control Technology 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Barton Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Barton Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Zoology #4
Chemistry #7
General Physical Sciences #7
Health/Medical Prep Programs #8
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #8
Economics #15
Other Homeland Security #15
Physical Sciences #18
Environmental Control Technology #18
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services #19
Anthropology #19
General Biology #21
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #26
Mathematics #28
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #36
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #38
Political Science & Government #38
Mathematics & Statistics #41
Computer Systems Networking #42
General English Literature #45
Sociology #45
History #50
History #50
Finance & Financial Management #52
Legal Professions #82
General Education #88
English Language & Literature #89
Human Development & Family Studies #95
Business Support & Assistant Services #99
Engineering Technologies #115
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #117
General Psychology #117
General Business/Commerce #135
Social Sciences #157
Psychology #163
Accounting #203
Health & Medical Administrative Services #251
Computer & Information Sciences #296
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #351
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #390
Liberal Arts General Studies #390
Education #490

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Barton County Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 492 0 492
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 70 0 18 88
Precision Metal Working 77 0 0 77
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 43 2 0 45
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 38 0 0 38
Quality Control Technology 30 5 0 35
Carpentry 30 0 0 30
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 14 12 0 26
Allied Health Professions 2 18 0 20
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 4 9 13
Nursing 0 13 0 13
Plumbing & Water Supply 11 0 0 11
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 1 6 7
Other Homeland Security 0 5 2 7
Computer Systems Networking 0 5 1 6
Environmental Control Technology 0 2 3 5
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 5 0 0 5
Business Administration & Management 0 4 0 4
Accounting 0 3 0 3
Industrial Production Technology 0 1 2 3
Human Development & Family Studies 2 1 0 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 2 0 2
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 1 0 1
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 0 0 1
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0
General Agriculture 0 0 0 0
Plant Sciences 0 0 0 0
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Zoology 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
Anthropology 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
Public Administration 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
Dance 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 323 571 41 935

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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