Butte College

Butte College is a regionally accredited, two-year institution located between the towns of Oroville, Paradise, and Chico, in the Butte - Glenn Community College District. In addition to its main campus, Butte College operates educational centers in Orland and Chico.

Butte's campus is located on a wildlife refuge. The college won he 2009 National Campus Sustainability Leadership Award, as well the grand prize in the 2008 National Wildlife Federation's Chill Out Contest. It is widely regarded as a leader in sustainability among national community colleges. In fact, it was the first "grid-positive" institution of higher education in the United States; as of 2011, 100% of Butte College's energy needs are supplied with solar power.

Through its distance learning program Butte College offers a growing number of online courses. Distance learning through Butte College is a great way to earn a degree for working adults and aspiring career professionals.

Butte College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (530) 895-2511
Address: 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Large ( 12,000+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 681
Out-of-State Tuition $ 5,256
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 27 to 1
Website Address: www.butte.edu
Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agribusiness Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanics and Machinetechnology
Applied Horticulture Horticulture Operations
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
Small Business Administration Management
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Communication and Journalism
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications
Information Technology
Construction Trades
Building Home Construction Inspection Inspector
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature Letters
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Child Care Provider Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Health Professions and Related Programs
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Medical Administrative Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Police Science
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician
Fire Science Fire-fighting
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant Secretary
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Conservation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Precision Production
Welding Technology Welder
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Social Sciences
Transportation and Materials Moving
Construction Heavy Equipment Earthmoving Equipment Operation
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