General Information About Barstow Community College
Barstow Community College is an open-access learning environment that promotes critical thinking, communication, personal and professional responsibility, and global awareness by offering quality courses, programs, and support services. Barstow Community College is committed to: * Fostering an innovative learning environment that respects the diversity of individual backgrounds, abilities, and cultures. * Offering programs to prepare students in basic skills, career and technical education, lifelong learning opportunities, and comprehensive lower division courses that meet articulation agreements for student transfer to four-year colleges and universities. * Promoting student engagement and retention through caring customer service, strong student support services, and campus involvement opportunities. * Providing counseling and other support services to assist students in the identification of their goals and achievement of their personal, educational, and employment potential. * Partnering with local agencies, businesses, schools, and military bases to promote positive community development and economic growth. * Providing career and technical education and workforce development programs and courses that give students the knowledge, skills, and certification necessary for success in the workplace. * Using institutional research to further develop courses, programs, and services. * Increasing access to all students by continuing to promote and develop our extensive distance education program.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 60%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,792 Native American 112 Asian 425 African American 945 Hispanic 1,653 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,558 Enrolled FullTime Graduates