Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College seeks to provide affordable education to students of Kansas and worldwide. The two campus locations include one campus near Great Bend and another on Fort Riley.
The college offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of General Studies degrees as well as Certificates in fields such as Business, Justice, Nursing, Graphic Design, Information Systems, Education and more.
Moreover, the college offers excellent online opportunities for students who wish to obtain a degree without leaving their home. The areas of concentration for online studies include Dietary Management, Hazardous Material Management, Emergency Management with Emphasis in Homeland Security, Medical Coding Certificate, and Articulation Agreement.
Additionally, courses taken at other colleges and universities, and student’s preveious military and work experience, can be applied towards degree completion requirements at Barton County Community College.
Barton County Community College offers various and numerous financial aid opportunities to help students pay for their education. The financial aid includes:
• Federal Financial Aid
• State Financial Aid
• Barton Scholarships
• Financial Aid Opportunities for Hispanic Students
• Federal Work Study/Campus Employment
Barton County Community College has received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission and it is a member of the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges. Moreover, Barton County Community College is accredited under the provisions of the Kansas Community Junior College Act of 1965 and it is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and of the Council of North Central Junior Colleges.