For the latest facts about Butler Community College, check out Butler by the Numbers.
Butler Community College is the largest employer in Butler County with 856 full time and part-time employees. Butler employees spent $4,737,456 in disposable income in Butler County. In total, Butler Community College has an annual direct economic impact on Butler County of $46,041,350.
Of the 19 community colleges in Kansas, Butler County taxpayers pay the third or forth lowest rate per in-county credit hour since 2001.
The two-year higher education sector in Kansas enrolls more students annually than the four-year Regents institutions yet only receive about 20% of the higher education funding. Yes, community colleges remain the most affordable option.
"Our mission to serve all who desire to learn. And, our impact when we perform this mission well is to create a powerful economic engine for our county and our supporting tax base. Butler is about student success. It always has been and it always will be. The lives that are changed for the better by the education and care we provide benefit, not only the community in which they attend college, but also our extended communities and all of Kansas."
Vice President of Academics
Officially owned by the Educational Facilities Authority of Butler County, BG Stadium Veterans Sports Complex is a collaborative project between the City of El Dorado, Butler Community College and El Dorado Public Schools USD 490. Check out the latest report to see how BG Products Veterans Sports Complex has made a difference in El Dorado here.