About Butler

Butler Community College is a public, two-year, co-educational institution located in El Dorado, Kansas. Established in 1927 as El Dorado Junior College, Butler now stands as the second largest community college in Kansas and the sixth largest educational institution in the state. That means, annually, more than 13,000 students ranging in age from sophomores and juniors in high school to grandparents seeking a new career, enjoy and benefit from our small classes and nurturing environment.

Butler students have access to more than 90 different academic programs across 24 learning sites which includes numerous high schools in the area. The faces in our classrooms come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds and from all over the U.S. and the world.

Life outside of the classroom is exciting too! Butler’s excellent athletic programs include soccer, softball, baseball, basketball, spirit squad, cross county, track and field, volleyball and a five-time national champion football team. Butler is a member of the Jayhawk Conference, NJCAA Region VI. The mascot is the grizzly bear, Grizwold, and the school colors are purple and gold.

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