Resources › For Students and Parents Great Basin College Admissions Costs, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates & More Share Flipboard Email Print Elko County Courthouse, Elko. Ken Lund / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 30, 2017 Great Basin College Admissions Overview: With open admissions, Great Basin College is accessible to all those interested in attending who fulfill the minimum admissions requirements. However, students will still need to submit an application to enroll at the school. Prospective students can fill out an application online, and are welcome to visit the campus to see if Great Basin would be a good match for them. Admissions Data (2016): Great Basin College Acceptance Rate: -Great Basin College has open admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Great Basin College Description: Great Basin College is located in Elko--a town of about 18,000, in northeast Nevada. Opened in 1967 as Elko Community College, GBC has expanded and been renamed a few times. It currently has about 3,000 students; most students earn a 2-year Associate's Degree, but there are plenty of opportunities for four-year Bachelor Degrees as well. Many of its programs are vocational--Nursing, Education, Business, and Criminal Justice are among the most popular. Outside of the classroom, GBC offers a variety of clubs--ranging from honor societies, to sports teams, to gaming and recreational organizations. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 3,396 (all undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female73% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $2,910 (in-state); $9,555 (out-of-state)Books: $1,670 (why so much?)Room and Board: $6,800Other Expenses: $3,900Total Cost: $15,280 (in-state); $21,925 (out-of-state) Great Basin College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 68%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 68%Loans: 11%Average Amount of AidGrants: $3,300Loans: $6,565 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Management, Nursing, Language Arts Education/Teaching, Social Sciences Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%Transfer Out Rate: 15%4-Year Graduation Rate: 3%6-Year Graduation Rate: 7% Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Great Basin College, You May Also Like These Schools: University of IdahoNevada State CollegeChadron State CollegePrescott CollegeUniversity of Nevada - RenoSierra Nevada CollegeUniversity of Arizona - TucsonIdaho State UniversityUniversity of Nevada - Las VegasGrand Canyon University Great Basin College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.gbcnv.edu/about/mission.html "Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees."