Butler Community College is an open Admission Institution, offering classes to individuals representing a full spectrum of academic ability. A free Application for Admission is required.
The following applicants may be admitted:
1. Graduates of accredited high schools.
2. Individuals who have completed the General Educational Development (GED) test.
3. Any person who can benefit by a course or program of instruction, providing his/her high school class has graduated. We recommend checking with an academic advisor.
High School Student Admission
High School students may take courses for credit, if they:
Are classified as a sophomore, junior, or senior by the standards where the student attends high school.
Have a High School/Home School Release Form
signed by the high school PRINCIPAL certifying the student is at least a sophomore. This form should be turned in to the Registrar's Office before enrollment takes place. Butler requires only one permission form per academic year, but individual high schools may require one each semester.
Meet placement score requirements (ACT, SAT or ASSET). Scores must be certified on the High School/Home School Release Form prior to submission to the Registrar's Office.
Are classified as a gifted student in his/her freshman level of high school. A copy of the Individual Education Program (IEP) and a High School/Home School Release Form signed by the high school PRINCIPAL certifying giftedness, must be turned into the Registrar's Office before enrollment takes place.
Note: High school students who are below the sophomore level or who do not have IEPs can only enroll in college courses for audit (noncredit). Student must meet placement score requirements.
Butler Community College CTE Waiver Eligible Programs
Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses available through Senate Bill 155
Guide for High School Students Taking College Classes