Barstow Community College.

Barstow Community College

Barstow, CA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Barstow Community College

Barstow Community College is a public community college in Barstow, California. It is an open-admission college serving more than 3,700 students in degree and certificate programs with approximately 120 faculty. It provides the first two years of college or university study as part of the California State Community College System of Higher Education. The college's educational program includes lower-division course work, general education offerings, and vocational courses for transfer to baccalaureate degree institutions. The college offers a number of occupational programs designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce. Service learning and self-enrichment classes are also offered to the community.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 2,762 students
  • 0.09 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Barstow Community College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Humanities, History, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, and Photography.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Barstow Community College was $6,720, while for in-state students it was $1,104. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $2,190.

The average financial aid at Barstow Community College is $6,384. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $336 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Barstow Community College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

78% of undergraduate students at Barstow Community College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Barstow Community College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,854.

Diversity at Barstow Community College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017