Great Basin College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,820

2.73% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,230

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

3,244

25.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

6.52%

3 Graduates

About

Great Basin College is a higher education institution located in Elko County, NV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Great Basin College were Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees).

In 2017, 841 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Great Basin College. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (503 degrees), 2.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (186 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Great Basin College is $2,820, which is $-10,070 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Great Basin College is $2,820, which is $-10,070 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,230.

In 2017, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,820

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Great Basin College was $2,820. The cost of tuition at Great Basin College is $-10,070 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$12,230

2017 Value

6.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Great Basin College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,230. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Great Basin College grew by 6.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,625

Room and Board

$1,670

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Great Basin College was of $8,625 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,670. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

7%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Great Basin College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 45.2% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

11%

2016 Default Rate

22

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Great Basin College was 11%, which represents 22 out of the 200 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Great Basin College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 3,244 students enrolled at Great Basin College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Great Basin College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Great Basin College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Great Basin College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Great Basin College has a total enrollment of 3,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Great Basin College is 826 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,418. This means that 25.5% of students enrolled at Great Basin College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Great Basin College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62% White, 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.45% Asian, 3.14% Two or More Races, 2.87% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.5% Black or African American, and 1.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Great Basin College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.5%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Great Basin College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,244 students. The full-time enrollment at Great Basin College is 826 and the part-time enrollment is 2,418. This means that 25.5% of students enrolled at Great Basin College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Great Basin College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Great Basin College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,012

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    619

  3. Asian

    112

The enrolled student population at Great Basin College is 62% White, 19.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.45% Asian, 3.14% Two or More Races, 2.87% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.5% Black or African American, and 1.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 189 students (5.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 91 more women than men received degrees from Great Basin College. The majority of degree recipients at Great Basin College are white (503 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (186 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Great Basin College is Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Great Basin College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (45 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (100 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Great Basin College are Registered nurses (1,294,936 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (100,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Great Basin College are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (45 degrees), Engineering Technologies (100 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), and Precision Production (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Great Basin College are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Great Basin College are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (45 degrees), Engineering Technologies (100 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), and Precision Production (18 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Great Basin College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,418,491 people), Elementary & secondary schools (217,667 people), Outpatient care centers (192,246 people), Offices of physicians (185,577 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (136,204 people).

The most specialized majors at Great Basin College are Science Technologies (29 degrees awarded), Construction (45 degrees), Engineering Technologies (100 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), and Precision Production (18 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Great Basin College.

Most Common

  1. 23 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Great Basin College was Registered Nursing with 23 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 375

  2. 466

In 2017, 375 degrees were awarded to men at Great Basin College, which is 0.805 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (466).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Great Basin College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 2.48 times more than the 21 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 126 degrees were awarded to women at Great Basin College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 11.5 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%

100% Completion Time

2%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 2% of students graduating from Great Basin College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 2% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 6% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Great Basin College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    503 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    186 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Great Basin College is white (503 degrees awarded). There were 2.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (186 degrees).

6.54% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    265 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    238 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    100 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Great Basin College is white female (265 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (238 degrees).

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Operations

Great Basin College has an endowment valued at nearly $608k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $648k (107%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Great Basin College had a total expenditure of $26.7M. Of that $26.7M, they spent $13.3M on salaries and $26.7M on benefits.

Great Basin College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Great Basin College are Male Instructors (24), Female Professors(15), and Female Instructors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Great Basin College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, and Management with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$608k

2017 Endowment

47.2%

growth from 2016

Great Basin College has an endowment valued at about $608k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Great Basin College grew 47.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.33M - Federal

  2. $452k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Great Basin College received $2.33M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $452k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$13.3M

Salary Expenditure

$26.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Great Basin College had a total expenditure of $26.7M. Of that $26.7M, they spent $13.3M on salaries and $26.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Great Basin College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.3M

2017 Salaries

3.47%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Great Basin College paid a median of $13.3M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($26.7M) and a 3.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.83% decline from 2015 and a 0.726% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.59M

Instructional Salaries

65

Number of Employees

In 2017, Great Basin College paid a total of $4.59M to 65 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Great Basin College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Great Basin College were Business and Financial Operations with 22 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees; and Management with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Great Basin College was Male Instructor with 24 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Female Instructor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Great Basin College.

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