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Barstow Community College
Barstow Community College 2700 Barstow Road Barstow, CA 92311 Phone: (760) 252-2411
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    Credit Accepted
    • 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.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 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 112.0
      Asian 425.0
      African American 945.0
      Hispanic 1,653.0
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,558
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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