Great Basin College

1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV 89801

About Great Basin College

Great Basin College is classified as a combined baccalaureate and associate’s degree college. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. Fewer than 50% of students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, with the majority of degrees awarded at the associate’s level. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,647
Student Age% Under 2550%
 % 25 and Over50%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time31%
 % Part-time69%
Race/Ethnicity% White74.4%
 % Black1.7%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino9.0%
 % Native American3.0%
 % Race Unknown6.7%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$10
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,243
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,590
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid41%
 % Undergraduates with Loans4%
 % Undergraduates with Grants39%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,450
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,550
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,700
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,700

Neighborhood Data for the Elko Area

Median Age30.2
Median Household Income$71,114
Total Population18,087
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.3% 48.7%
 Age 0-951.5%48.5%
 Age 10-1757.9%42.1%
 Age 18-2445.2%54.8%
 Age 25-2949.4%50.6%
 Age 30-3957.5%42.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.9%
 % Black1.0%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino26.8%
 % Native American2.7%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,200
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,550
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$739
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50039.4%31.5%1.8%
 $500 to $74920.2%32.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99920.2%36.3%58.6%
 Over $100020.2%0.0%24.5%
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