Butte College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Oroville, CA

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How much is the Butte tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Butte's tuition & fees is $1,336 for California residents and $8,416 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $21,532 for California residents and $28,612 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Butte Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,336
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,416
Books & Supplies Costs$1,970
Off-campus Room & Board$15,084
Off-campus Expenses$3,142
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,305
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,025

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Butte' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Butte College$1,336$8,416
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Butte and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Butte CollegeOroville, CA$1,336$8,416
Barstow Community CollegeBarstow, CA$1,104$9,936
Porterville CollegePorterville, CA$1,409$10,289
College of the RedwoodsEureka, CA$1,147$7,783
ATA CollegeEl Cajon, CA-$16,130
Asher CollegeSacramento, CA-$31,690

Financial Aid and COA

At Butte College, 7,730 students (81%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,979.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Butte is $23,633 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 962 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,316 and the average amount of student loans is $5,485.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$21,532$28,612
Tuition & Fees$1,336$8,416
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,196$20,196
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$16,553$23,633
Average Financial Aid$4,979$4,979
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,73081%$4,979
Pell Grants3,22234%$3,809
Federal Student Loan2443%$5,807
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid962100%-
Grants or Scholarships962100%$6,316
Federal Grants95899%$4,430
Pell Grants47749%$4,993
Other Federal Grants95699%$1,948
State/Local Grants85388%$2,024
Institutional Grants727%$1,464
Student Loan Aid121%$5,485
Federal Student Loans111%$4,756
Other Student Loans2-$6,750
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level466466$7,957
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Butte College has a total of 9,362 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 4,144 male students and 5,326 female students attending Butte. The school offers online degree programs and 2,818 students enrolled online exclusively (30.10% of all students).
Undergraduate9,470 4,1445,326

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered158 Programs
Online Program Offered22 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population9,362
Graduation Rate33%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate70% (Full-time), 30% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties192 (Full-time), 414 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs570 (Full-time), 440 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$96,561
Average Staff Salary$78,690