Big Bend Community College: Review & Facts

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Big Bend Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,070 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1962 and is the only school located in Moses Lake, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Fair
At Big Bend Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Big Bend implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, Trucking, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
64%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Big Bend Community College is relatively low at 64% (below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Big Bend Community College is low: 37%. Roughly 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Big Bend is reasonably decent, 18:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,300
Low
Average tuition price is very low - $4,300 per year.

Read the details about Big Bend Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Big Bend Community College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Big Bend Community College is $30.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Big Bend Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (509) 793-2222 or check Big Bend Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,800
Low
Big Bend Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Big Bend Community 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.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Big Bend Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: nearly $2,800 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Big Bend Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Big Bend Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Big Bend Community College, 7662 Chanute St NE, Moses Lake, Washington 98837-3299, USA
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