Great Basin College Overview
Located in Elko, Nevada, Great Basin College is a public institution. Elko is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Great Basin College Known For?
- The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Great Basin College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 28% of the faculty were full-time.
Great 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 Great Basin College.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Great Basin College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Great Basin College?
Contact details for Great Basin College are given below.
|Address:||1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV 89801|
How Do I Get Into Great Basin College?
You can apply to Great Basin College online at: www.gbcnv.edu/admissions/
Can I Afford Great Basin College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Great Basin College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $6,226 a year. That adds up to $24,904 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Great Basin College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Great Basin College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 939 full-time undergraduates at Great Basin College, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Great Basin College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||32|
|Hispanic or Latino||207|
Nevada students aren't the only ones who study at Great Basin College. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Great Basin College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Great Basin College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Nevada for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Great Basin College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Great Basin College was 9.2%. This is the #115 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Great Basin College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Great Basin College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Great Basin College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Great Basin College.
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%.
Great 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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