Great Basin College

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world rank  2954

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University Overview

Established in 1967, Great Basin College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Elko (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Nevada. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump, Winnemucca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Great Basin College (GBC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Great Basin College (GBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym GBC
Founded 1967
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 1500 College Parkway
Elko (population range: 10,000-49,999)
89801 Nevada
United States
T +1 (775) 738 8493
F +1 (775) 738 8771
Other locations Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump, Winnemucca

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1500 College Parkway
Elko 89801
+1 (775) 753 2102

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Great Basin College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020