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Great Basin College

1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV

Campus image of Great Basin College

Great Basin College is situated in Elko, Nevada, USA. Opened in 1967 as Elko Community college, it later changed its name to Northern Nevada Community College and then to its present name .Great Basin has it main campus in Elko where it also has halls for the resident population. The college has a number of branches in the states of Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump and Winnemucca plus there are multiple satellite centers across rural Nevadas.

The college offers 2 year and 4 year courses in multiple disciplines ranging from accountancy, agriculture, business administration, criminal justice, early childhood education, English language, industrial technology, mathematics, medical transcription, nursing and many more.

Click here for the complete list of degrees and Majors

Courses range from complete fast track learning programs to weekend college programs to online courses. The school size is about 3600 approximate students which has a male / female mix of 34:66.

The undergrad course charges $2700 for tuitions for in- state students. Room boarding and books cost an additional $7000. The figures are for 2012-2013.

Great Basin College is especially popular among the working community who prefer to take online classes. These courses are quite cheap and offer the flexibility of weekend study. The staff of the college deserves a special mention as they are very friendly and take a lot of time to guide students when required.

All in all Great Basin is a wonderful place to jumpstart your career if you are quite undecided about which stream to pursue. The variety of courses available means you have a lot of choice. It helps you to prepare for university life, if you are planning to get one ahead.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $10 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,600-$3,200
    • Out-of-State: $9,300-$11,140
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $88-$110 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $190-$220 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships83%$3,201
Receiving Student Loans11%$6,459
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Great Basin College may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1992)
    • Visit our Nevada nursing schools page to see all fifteen offered through the state
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2006)
    • Visit our Nevada nursing schools page to see all fifteen offered through the state
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2011)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Great Basin College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

College Video Tour

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
83%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
92

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,107