Columbia Basin College

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School Overview

Columbia Basin College is a higher education institution located in Pasco, Washington. The college offers a large selection of associate degrees and one four-year bachelor business degree in applied management. The college has a total annual enrollment of approximately 13,000 students.

Programs at Columbia Basin College cover the gamete and include Accounting, Administration, Agriculture, Visual Art, Automotive Technology, Chemistry, Foreign Language, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Geology, History, Horticulture, Literature, Engineering, Technology, Fitness, Health, Education, Fire Science, and Psychology, just to name a few.

Columbia Basin College has experienced a lot of growth over the last decade and has added several new buildings to their campus in order to accommodate the growing demand for higher education within the community. New buildings include the Moore Observatory, the Thornton Center, the Center for Career and Technical Education, the Business Building, the College Foundation, a Health Sciences Center at the Richland campus, a research farm and the new athletic fields.

General Information

Admission Office

2600 North 20th Avenue

Pasco, WA 99301

(509) 547-0511

Fax: (509) 546-0401



Contact: Patricia Campbell

Director of Admissions and Registration
Main Address

2600 North 20th Avenue

Pasco, WA 99301

(509) 547-0511

www.columbiabasin.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,904

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $28
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special application process and requirements for nursing, dental hygiene, radiologic technology, paramedic, medical assistant, automotive technology and surgical technician programs. Applicants not graduates of regionally accredited high schools or those without a GED must submit Washington Pre-College Test, SAT, or ACT scores.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Management Information Systems A
Office Management A,C
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts A
Sales and Distribution A
Tourism/Travel Services C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Carpentry A

Education

Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Transcription A,C
Nursing – Practical A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A
Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A
Mathematics/Computer Science A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies C
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Columbia Basin College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(509) 547-0511
Website:www.columbiabasin.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=68
Address:2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301
Setting:22
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,489
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,087 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,163
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,436
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:60%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,679

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Columbia Basin College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Columbia Basin College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1082
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services871
Education21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production42
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Grand total40363

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Columbia Basin College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Columbia Basin College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,163
Out-of-state$6,436
Books and supplies$825

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid44460%
Grant or scholarship aid37551%$5,679
Student loan aid557%$4,250

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,42238%$5,066
Federal student loans5879%$5,642

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Columbia Basin College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Columbia Basin College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Columbia Basin College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,489
Undergraduate enrollment6,489
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Columbia Basin College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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