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

2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301

General Information:(509) 547-0511
Website:www.columbiabasin.edu
Institution Type:Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
AA/AS degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
BA/BS degree
Campus setting:City: Small
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:10,630 (10,630 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:33 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,901 $2,901 $3,075 $3,379 +9.89%
Books and Supplies $965 $1,020 $1,065 $1,080 +1.41%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $3,866 $3,921 $4,140 $4,459 +7.71%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 345 47%
Grant or scholarship aid 320 43% $1,490,433 $4,658
• Federal grants 285 39% $910,608 $3,195
• Pell grants 284 38% $894,391 $3,149
• Other federal grants 23 3% $16,217 $705
Local and state government scholarships or grants 295 40% $569,168 $1,929
Institutional scholarships or grants 9 1% $10,657 $1,184
Student loan financial aid 43 6% $160,986 $3,744
• Federal student loans 43 6% $160,986 $3,744
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 873 278
Agriculture, General 1
Agricultural Business and Management, General 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 48 63
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 13 40
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 1
Business/commerce, General 11
Marketing/marketing Management, General 21 8
Office Management and Supervision 2 15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 26 18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 2
Computer Programming/programmer, General 9 18
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 8
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/technician 3
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 2
Web/multimedia Management and Webmaster 2
Education 7 18
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7 18
Engineering Technology, General 3
Drafting and Design Technology/technician, General 3
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 123 133
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 16
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 1 4
Health Unit Coordinator/ward Clerk 1
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 35
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 2
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 7
Medical Office Assistant/specialist 5
Medical/clinical Assistant 7 25
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 5
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 16
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 27
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 18
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 49
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 4
Surgical Technology/technologist 16 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 16
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 10
Fire Services Administration 6
Legal Studies, General 8
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 1
Legal Assistant/paralegal 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 606
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 606
Mechanics and Repairers, General 15 28
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 2 1
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 13 27
Precision Production Trades, General 23 15
Machine Tool Technology/machinist 8
Welding Technology/welder 15 15
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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