Great Basin College in Elko

Elko, NV

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Great Basin College offers 210-degree programs and 140 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 2 high safety сampuses. 36% are women, and 64% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Great Basin College is 9777$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $8510 and $13960 per year. 43% of full-time Great Basin College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $30,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Great Basin College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Great Basin College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,710
$30,001 - $48,000$10,132
$48,001 - $75,000$12,867
$75,001 - $110,000$13,681



  • Typical room charge for academic year: 2650

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


1076 of Great Basin College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 36 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Great Basin College number 8 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Nevada.

Students at Great Basin College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Great Basin College.

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate


Great Basin College graduation rate is below the national average.

43% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Great Basin College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Great Basin College is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Great Basin College the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Great Basin College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Nevada.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Elko Main Campus

The campus located by 1500 College Parkway address in Elko, Nevada.


Elko Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Great Basin College with 0.2% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Elko Main Campus are burglary, robbery, and motor vehicle theft.

The percentage of crimes on Ely Center

The campus located by 2115 Bobcat Drive address in Ely, Nevada.


Ely Center in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Great Basin College with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Ely Center is motor vehicle theft.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Great Basin College offers 210 programs in total: 80 are for Associate's degree, 54 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 39 - for Bachelor's degree, 31 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 6 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 48 universities in Nevada state, with one of the highest number of less than 1-year certificate. Great Basin College is one of the few institutions in Nevada that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 140 distance learning programs that are provided in the Great Basin College: 55 are for Associate's degree, 40 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 27 - for Bachelor's degree, 15 - for less than 1-year certificate programs and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Nevada state average data to help you compare.


Great Basin College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1831 students with 54915 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 20 with 490 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 1500 College Parkway


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +7757388493

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