Columbia Basin College: Review & Facts

Columbia Basin College
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Columbia Basin College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,405 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1955 and is the only school located in Pasco, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
At Columbia Basin College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Columbia Basin College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
Columbia Basin College student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (below Washington average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Columbia Basin College is very low - 16%. Around 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbia Basin College is reasonably decent - 21:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,100
Average tuition price is low - around $5,600 a year. The additional fees at Columbia Basin College (not included in tuition costs) are around $500, which comes to a total of $6,100 annually.

Read the details about Columbia Basin College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Columbia Basin College accepts dual credits at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Columbia Basin College is $29.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Columbia Basin College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (509) 547-0511 or check Columbia Basin College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Columbia Basin College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbia Basin College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Columbia Basin College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Columbia Basin College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbia Basin College Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbia Basin College, 2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301, USA
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