Columbia Basin College: Review & Facts

Columbia Basin College
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Columbia Basin College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,480 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1955 and is the only college located in Pasco, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Columbia Basin College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Columbia Basin College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Marketing and Advertising, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important 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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

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

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

Student to faculty ratio at Columbia Basin College is reasonably decent: 21:1. Find out more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,600
Average tuition cost is low, around $6,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Columbia Basin College beyond tuition are roughly $500, which comes to $6,600 a year.

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
The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

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

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at 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 provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Columbia Basin College.

Based on the college crime data, Columbia Basin College appears to be a relatively 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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