Great Basin College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Great Basin College is a small four-year, public school with 3,150 students enrolled. This school was established in 1967 and is the only college located in Elko, Nevada.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Fair
At Great Basin College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or postbaccalaureate certificate.

Great Basin College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Industrial Technologies, General Studies, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Great Basin College student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Nevada average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Great Basin College is very low - 14%.

Student to faculty ratio at Great Basin College is decent - 16:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,500
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $9,300 a year. The additional fees at Great Basin College not covered by tuition are about $200, which comes to a total of $9,500 a year.

Read the details about Great Basin 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
Great Basin College might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Great Basin College is $10.00. The graduate application fee is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Great Basin College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (775) 738-8493 or check Great Basin College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,700
Low
Great Basin College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Great 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.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Great Basin College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $2,700 per year.

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

Great Basin College Location and Maps



Post Address: Great Basin College, 1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada 89801, USA
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