If you’ve never visited our campus, you may be surprised at what you find. Situated in the Mojave Desert, Barstow Community College is truly an oasis of the desert. A beautiful rose garden and green landscape provide a tranquil and inviting campus setting; while modern, newly upgraded science labs and classrooms provide a contemporary learning environment. More than 3,500 students appreciate the individualized attention they receive from small class sizes, our diverse course offerings, and the flexibility they get from our online learning program – the largest Internet program offered in the California Community College system. Barstow Community College also offers students opportunities to participate in intercollegiate athletics, theatre arts, student leadership, and special-interest clubs. Our primary mission is our students’ success. We are a college united and committed to excellence. Our extensive outreach program, caring staff, tuition assistance, and scholarship opportunities make the dream of a college education a reality for our students. We take great pride in becoming, "The Best Rural College in California."