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About The College

Butler Community College is a fully accredited institution offering two-year associate degree programs and one-year certificate programs. Many students choose to first attend a community college to complete their general education requirements before transferring to a four-year university or college to obtain a bachelor's degree. Others choose to complete a vocational or certificate program which may be completed in one or two years.

Butler offers the advantages of:

  • Transfer agreements with Kansas universities
  • Two-year associate degrees
  • General education courses for transfer
  • Small class size
  • Experienced faculty
  • Day/evening/online classes
  • Classes offered at several locations
  • Low tuition
  • Free tutors, student-centered
  • Eighty-four academic fields of study
  • Advisors available days and evenings

The total enrollment at Butler is 9,000 students per academic year. This includes nearly 700 international students from 80 countries.

  • Safe and peaceful
  • Centrally located in the USA
  • Mild climate with four seasons.

Our Area

The main campus is located in El Dorado, Kansas, a town with a population of 13,000. A major commuter campus is located in Andover, Kansas, population 10,000. Many students live in nearby Wichita (population 400,000) and enroll in classes at Andover (16K) and El Dorado (40K).


Although the climate is considered mild, there are four distinct seasons with variations of temperatures. In winter, there may be 3 to 6 inches of snow and the temperatures may vary from 20°F (-6C) to 60°F (16°C), but in summer the weather may be hot and sunny with temperatures between 75°F (24°C) and 100+°F (38°C).

The nearest airport is located in Wichita. Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport is served by several major airlines including American, United, Delta, and others. Public transportation is limited to the Wichita metro area.
If you will need to be met at the Wichita Mid-Continent airport, please send the arrival information to our e-mail address as early as possible so that we can make arrangements. We will need the following information:
  1. Name
  2. Country
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Arrival time and date
  5. Name of airline and flight number