Columbia Basin College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5886 of 14,131 In the World
#1620 of 2,597 In North America
#1536 of 2,496 In the United States
#30 of 57 In Washington

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
67%
Undergraduates
6,745
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Columbia Basin College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

471 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5,501 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Columbia Basin College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 3183 (47%)
Hispanic 2758 (41%)
Two or more races 334 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 233 (3%)
Asian 117 (2%)
Black or African American 67 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 15 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.2%)
Nonresident Alien 3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,150
Students receiving aid
67%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $5,088
Tuition in-state $5,088
Tuition out-of-state $6,817
Fee in-district $667
Fee in-state $667
Fee out-of-state $667

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 126
Room charge $6,264

Columbia Basin College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 872
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 53 21
Business Administration and Management, General 33 36
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 27 35
Project Management 18 32
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 16
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 16
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 13
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 13
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 12
Surgical Technology & Technologist 12
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 11
Medical & Clinical Assistant 11
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 9
Welding Technology & Welder 9
Business & Commerce, General 6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 6
Information Technology 4 1
Physical Sciences, General 5
Fire Services Administration 4
Nuclear Engineering Technology & Technician 4
Radiation Protection & Health Physics Technician 4
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 3
Machine Tool Technology & Machinist 3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3
Agricultural Business and Management, General 2
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician 2
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology & Technician 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music, General 1
Grand Total 1,173 141
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 33% 28% 37%

Publications & Citations

Publications
47
Citations
437

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14 / 88
Biology
9 / 54
Environmental Science
9 / 22
Physics
6 / 10
Math Teachers
5 / 6
Medicine
5 / 132
Chemistry
5 / 127
Mathematics
5 / 6
Geography and Cartography
4 / 0
Art & Design
4 / 55
Engineering
4 / 8
History
4 / 17
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
3 / 0
Agricultural Science
3 / 8
Anthropology
3 / 17
Materials Science
3 / 5
Political Science
3 / 0
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2 / 2
Inorganic Chemistry
2 / 122
Business
2 / 0
Health Science
2 / 125
Hospitality and Hotel Management
2 / 0
Multimedia
2 / 55
Computer Science
2 / 55
Sociology
2 / 55
Linguistics
2 / 16
Zoology
2 / 42
Archaeology
2 / 0
Gender Studies
1 / 0
Optical Engineering
1 / 3
Ecology
1 / 14
Theoretical Physics
1 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
1 / 0
Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
1 / 55
Fashion Design
1 / 0
Public Health
1 / 0
Family medicine
1 / 63
Biophysics
1 / 4
Agricultural Economics
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1998 0 1
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 2
2002 0 0
2003 0 1
2004 0 0
2005 1 6
2006 3 5
2007 3 12
2008 1 7
2009 0 18
2010 3 18
2011 1 27
2012 1 35
2013 3 46
2014 8 38
2015 8 42
2016 8 27
2017 2 28
2018 4 57
2019 4 31
2020 1 35
2021 4 43

Notable alumni

  1. Doc Hastings

    Doc Hastings
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Enrolled in Columbia Basin College
    Studied in 1959-1961
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Richard Norman Hastings is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the U.S. representative for Washington's 4th congressional district from 1995 until his retirement in 2015. The district includes much of central Washington including the Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Moses Lake. The most conservative Republican in Washington's Congressional delegation, he chaired the House Committee on Ethics from 2005 to 2007 and chaired the House Committee on Natural Resources from 2011 to his leaving office.

General info

Alternative names CBC
Founded 1955
Academic Calendar Quarters
Total FTE staff 450
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address 2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, Washington, 99301
United States
City population 77,000
Phone 5095470511

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