Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
Contact Janice King,
Director of Admissions and Registrar at Great Basin College at 775-753-2361for more information!
Welcome to Great Basin College! Thank you for considering us as your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and six of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
If you live in rural Nevada, you'll be surprised and perhaps amazed at the evolution of your regional GBC Centers. If you live elsewhere, you may have just discovered a best kept secret in the U.S. - wide open spaces, distinctive community cultures, vibrant economies, and a climate of exciting possibilities. GBC, a comprehensive residential college, offers associate and baccalaureate degrees resulting in real careers, as well as programs optimized to transfer to a university.
Wait until you receive a User ID and initial password (usually within one working day, by email), then log into the MyGBC Self-Service Center to enroll in classes.
You may also want to apply for financial aid.
If time or travel is an issue, be assured that GBC can cater to you with a variety of distance technologies. For example, browse the schedule at MyGBC for Internet classes.
For high school students, GBC has several options for earning college credits before high school graduation and getting a jump start on a degree and a career, often at greatly reduced cost.
International students, please click here for application information.
Please explore the GBC website. If you have questions or would like to arrange for a campus tour, please click the Request Information button below or phone 775-753-2201.
A U.S. Dept. of Education website provides stories written by actual students and gives compelling reasons for pursuing higher education as well as advice on financing costs.
Read stories by GBC faculty and staff about their own challenges and triumphs when they attended college. Most of the stories come from first-generation college students. If they can do it, so can you!
Director of Admissions and Registrar
Great Basin College
Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
Great Basin College - 1500 College Parkway - Elko, Nevada 89801 - 775.738.8493
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