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Barstow Community College

2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA

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Barstow Community College, located in Barstow, California, was established in 1959 and began offering evening classes the following year at the local high school. The over the next few years the school offered classes at various locations including churches and high school, and moved to its permanent home once construction was completed in 1964. Classes at the new campus began in 1965. Since the Barstow has provided educational opportunities to rural Californians in the region and have expanded its offerings while remaining current in education and technological developments.  Additionally, Nevada residents attending BCC are entitled to a reduced out of state tuition through BCC's good neighbor policy.

Academics

Barstow Community College offers vocational and technical offerings alongside transfer degree programs. Students interested in entering the workforce can take certificate programs in order to develop the skills necessary to successfully enter a chosen field. Transfer to four year institutions can be accomplished through transfer oriented degree programs.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

BCC follows an open admissions policy. Students interested in enrolling must complete and submit the application along with any associated fees and required documents. Students can determine their eligibility for financial aid by completing and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Various forms of financial aid are available to students and awards are determined on a case by case basis.

Athletics

The BCC Vikings participate in variety of intercollegiate athletics. The school mascot is the Viking Warrior.

Sports Programs:

  • Basketball
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Cross Country

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,100. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
    • Out-of-State: $5,400-$6,480
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $46-$55 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $230-$270 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$6,562

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Barstow Community College may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Barstow Community College compares against other community colleges in San Bernardino County and the community colleges in California as a whole.

 Barstow Community CollegeSan Bernardino CountyCalifornia
Graduation Rate17.2%19.4%24.3%
Transfer-out Rate12.9%12.6%13.8%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Barstow Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Reviews

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
93%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
29:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,090