Columbia Basin College Overview
Columbia Basin College is a public institution located in Pasco, Washington. Pasco is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Columbia Basin College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at CBC.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Columbia Basin College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CBC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards CBC has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician Associate Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#1||Best Project Management Associate Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#127||Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
|#147||Best Liberal Arts Schools||College Factual|
|#184||Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools||College Factual|
|#184||Best Liberal Arts General Studies Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Columbia Basin College?
Contact details for CBC are given below.
|Address:||2600 N 20Th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301|
How Do I Get Into CBC?
You can apply to CBC online at: www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=68
Can I Afford Columbia Basin College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CBC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,918 a year. That adds up to $19,672 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CBC is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Columbia Basin College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,770 full-time undergraduates at CBC, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbia Basin College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||40|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,654|
Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Columbia Basin College. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 9 countries are represented at CBC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Ukraine, Vietnam, and Rwanda.
Online Learning at Columbia Basin College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at CBC has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of CBC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Columbia Basin College was 106.9%. This is the #407 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at CBC regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Columbia Basin College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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