Let's Take Tomorrow
Established in 1927, Butler has grown to become the second largest community college in the state of Kansas. With a proud tradition in academics, athletics and service to the communities it serves, Butler touches the lives of more than 13,000 students annually. Come to Butler and learn how we can help you take tomorrow.
Personal and Affordable
From small classes and instructors who know your name to the whole college experience, Butler is as committed to your tomorrow as you are. Butler's cost is 80% less than four-year universities in Kansas and we have plenty of ways to help you pay for your education with financial aid, scholarships, and affordable payment options.
With more than 13,000 students, Butler is the second largest community college and the sixth in the state. Our main campus is located in El Dorado. We also have centers in other communities including Andover, McConnell Air Force Base, Rose Hill, Marion, Council Grove, and Cottonwood Falls. Butler offers hundreds of online courses as well as Early College for High School students.
Start. Save. Succeed.
Start Smart is a new initiative for concurrently enrolled high school students.
Start-Students take Butler classes while attending a Kansas high school.
Save-Upon high school graduation, students enrolling full-time at Butler will be reimbursed the tuition paid while in high school.
Succeed-Complete education goals at Butler and transfer to a four-year university with ease.
Learn about admissions requirements for high school students.
Expediency / Convenience
Flexibility, opportunity, and choice are key. Butler offers convenience and flexibility, including locations in the outlying communities. For those students who struggle with not having the time to come to campus or physically attend classes, Butler delivers "distance education" via these locations and online classes.