Columbia Basin College

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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

[email protected]

Contact: Patricia Campbell

Director of Admissions and Registration
Main Address

2600 North 20th Avenue

Pasco, WA 99301

(509) 547-0511

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,904


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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


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.

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