2021 Student Population

A total of 9,335 students have enrolled at Butte College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 3,926 male and 5,409 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,933 full-time students and 5,402 part-time students.
The number of students at Butte College is relatively small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Bakersfield College and Cabrillo College, its population is small (average population is 14,167).
Butte College offers online degree/certificate programs and 516 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 3,926 male and 5,409 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.73 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 4,674 White students (50.07%) and 2,906 Hispanic students (31.13%) at Butte College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Butte College.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

Population by Race/Ethnicity at Butte College
American Indian or Alaska Native983464
Black or African American20111289
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander411130
Two or More Races562232330
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1899198
Total 9,3353,9265,409

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Butte College, 3,077 students (32.96% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 516 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 511 students live in California where Butte College is located in and 3 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes516
Enrolled Some in Online Classes2,561
Not Enrolled in Online Classes6,258
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)516
California Residents511
Other State in U.S.3
Outside of U.S.0

Online Enrollment Chart