Great Basin College

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Great Basin College
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Established 1967
Type Public
Students 3,436[1]
Location Elko, Nevada, United States
Former names Elko Community College
Northern Nevada Community College
Colors Green and Gold         
Mascot Bighorn Sheep
Affiliations Nevada System of Higher Education
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Website gbcnv.edu

Great Basin College is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education, located in Elko, Nevada, USA. Opened in 1967 as "Elko Community College", it was later renamed to "Northern Nevada Community College" and then to its current name.[2] It has 3,436 students.[1]

Programs[edit]

The College offers two-year and four year degrees in a variety of disciplines. It offers Associate of Applied Science degrees in the areas of business, computer office technology, criminal justice, early childhood education, industrial technology, and nursing. Additionally, it offers four year degrees in elementary and secondary education, applied science, nursing, and integrated studies. As a comprehensive college, the institution provides instruction and training for students interested in career and technical education, or those on an academic track towards an advanced degree. Certificate programs and short-term training programs also exist in several business, secretarial/administrative assistant, and industrial arts fields.[3]

Campuses[edit]

Elko campus

Great Basin College has its main campus in Elko, in northeastern Nevada. Residence halls are available at the Elko campus. Branch campuses also serve the communities of Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump and Winnemucca. Satellite centers are located in nearly 20 communities across rural Nevada.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Facts & Figures for Great Basin College". College View. Retrieved October 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ Charles Greenhaw. "History of the College". Great Basin College. Retrieved October 15, 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Great Basin College in Elko, Nevada". Cappex. Retrieved October 15, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Great Basin College Campuses". Great Basin College. Retrieved October 15, 2010. 

Coordinates: 40°50′33″N 115°46′02″W / 40.842619°N 115.767156°W / 40.842619; -115.767156