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Located in Elko, Nevada, Great Basin College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Elko draws many to the area.

173 Undergraduate Degrees
$18,744 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)

Where Is Great Basin College?

Location of Great Basin College

Contact details for Great Basin College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 College Parkway, Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-738-8493

How Do I Get Into Great Basin College?

You can apply to Great Basin College online at:

Since Great Basin College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Great Basin College?

$18,744 Net Price
12% Take Out Loans
11.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Great Basin College is $18,744. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Great Basin College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $6,226 a year. That adds up to $24,904 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Great Basin College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Great Basin College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,022 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,852 undergraduate students at Great Basin College, with 1,022 being full-time and 2,830 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Great Basin College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,022 full-time undergraduates at Great Basin College, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Great Basin College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Great Basin College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Great Basin College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 34
Hispanic or Latino 219
White 597
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 159

Geographic Diversity

Nevada students aren't the only ones who study at Great Basin College. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Great Basin College

2,194 Took All Classes Online
2,855 Took At Least One Class Online
9.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,855 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Great Basin College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Nevada for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Great Basin College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Great Basin College was 9.2%. This is the #45 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Great Basin College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Great Basin College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 21%
Registered Nursing 21%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Great Basin College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Great Basin College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide #2
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #3
Registered Nursing #24
Nursing #30

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Great Basin College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 126 0 0 126
Registered Nursing 0 31 16 47
TOTAL 126 31 16 173


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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