Butler County Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


Butler County Community (BC3), chartered in 1965, was the first community college in Western Pennsylvania. More than 3,700 students are enrolled in credit programs. Another 25,000 people take part annually in the many other educational opportunities available on the BC3 campus. The College also offers classes at various off-campus sites throughout western Pennsylvania. BC3 provides associate degrees, transfer programs, certifcate and diploma programs.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3836

Undergraduate Students: 3836
Faculty: 61

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 63:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 63:1

Contact Information

College Drive Oak Hills PO Box 1203
Butler Pennsylvania 1203

Website: http://www.bc3.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 724-287-8711

Additional Campuses:
Cranberry Center
250 Executive Drive
Cranberry TWP, PA 16066

Mercer County Center
Hermitage, PA 16148

BC3/Lawrence County Center
750 Phelps Way
New Castle, PA 16101

Admissions Contact:
Patti Bajuszik
Director of Admissions, Admissions
724-287-8711 EXT: 8212

Transfer Services Contact:
Richard Laughner
Transfer Counselor, Student Services
724-287-8711 EXT: 8260

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:
John Osborne
Assistant Director of Student Life, Student Services
724-287-8711 EXT: 8423

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
For courses to be accepted in transfer, they must be listed on a college transcript with a grade of A, B, or C. One D may be accepted if approved by the V.P. for Academic Affairs

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Not required

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required

Essay(s) required:
Not required

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Financial aid may be awarded in the form of grants, scholarships, low interest loans, part-time employment, or a combination of these. Go to http://www.bc3.edu/financialaid/ for more information.

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