Great Basin College

country rank  1222
world rank  4251

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


  • Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018