Butte Community College

Butte Community College is located in beautiful Northern California and ranked #3 - “Best Community College” by the College Consensus 2022. Butte offers over 200 associate degrees, certificate programs and transfer pathways to top ranked universities across the United States. Students will receive individualized support from specialized academic counselors who are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals.

Butte Community College is located in beautiful Northern California and ranked #3 - “Best Community College” by the College Consensus 2022. Butte offers over 200 associate degrees, certificate programs and transfer pathways to top ranked universities across the United States. Students will receive individualized support from specialized academic counselors who are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals.

Join our campus and community and be supported in your personal and academic journey. 

A MESSAGE FROM OUR STUDENTS

 

 

ACADEMIC OPTIONS

Butte College offers many academic pathways. Explore the options! Not sure about your pathway, reach out to our advisors and they can help you! 

We offer over 200 academic programs and thousands of classes.  

  • Study Abroad Experience 

  • Associate Degree 

  • Certificate (short term study)

  • Transfer after 2 years to complete a Bachelor's Degree 

  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) work opportunity

 

TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES 

Butte College students transfer to top ranked universities across the United States such as; 

  • UC Los Angeles 

  • UC Berkley 

Butte has transfer agreements and pathways to: 

  • University of California (UC) system

  • California State University (CSU) system

  • Out of State and Private Universities 

Our motto is “Start Here....Go Anywhere”

 

STUDENTS FIRST 

The Butte College values statement prioritizes “Students First”. You will receive individualized support; you will be known by your advisors and your teachers.  

International Student Program Provides 

  • Admission Process Support 

  • Immigration – Visa Process Support & Maintaining Immigration Status

  • Pre-Arrival and Comprehensive Orientation 

  • Personal and Academic Advising 

  • Work Opportunities 

  • and much more!

Campus Provides 

  • Individual and Group Tutoring 

  • Student Success Workshops 

  • FREE Transportation to Campus 

  • Work Opportunities 

  • and much more!

 

CREATING COMMUNITY 

Chico, California 

The Butte College campus and community welcome international students to our safe town of Chico.  Butte College and California State University, Chico create an engaging environment for college/university students. Our entire community supports our students.

HOUSING OPTIONS 

Our location provides some of the lowest cost housing in California. Butte College is one of the only community colleges in California that gives students the option for dormitory living. Students will have support in selecting their housing: 

  • Dormitory  

  • Homestay 

  • Apartment 

 

Campus Life 

Butte College is located on a wildlife preserve. It is a beautiful environment for studying and building community. We have many student clubs, groups and athletic teams for campus connection opportunities.  

CLUB EXAMPLES

ATHLETIC TEAM EXAMPLES

Accounting Club Baseball/Softball
Clay Club Basketball
Explore Club/Outdoor Adventure Football
Horticulture Club Soccer
International...and more Volleyball...and more

 

*Videos produced by current Butte College International Student*

 

 

Contact Butte Community College Now

Tuition

$5,000—$10,000 Year

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Public

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Top Programs

Business, Communication, Engineering

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Type of School

2yr/Community College



  • School Size

    Medium
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes
  • Conditional Admission Available

    No
  • Setting

    Small/College town
  • Accreditation and Certification

    WASC , ACCJC
  • Type of Housing

    Homestay, Apartment, Dormitory
  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 5+, TOEFL: 45+, ELS: Level 109, Duolingo: 80+, Step EIKEN: 2, PTE Academic: 35+

Oroville CA
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3536 Butte Campus Dr. Oroville, CA

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