Public 4 Year

Great Basin College Tuition & Cost

Elko, Nevada

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Nevada Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Great Basin College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,670
Other Fees$165
Room and Board $6,000
Other Expenses Budget$3,900
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Great Basin College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,670
Other Fees$165
Room and Board $6,000
Other Expenses Budget$3,900

Residents of Nevada pay an annual total price of $14,818 to attend Great Basin College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,083 for tuition, $6,000 room and board, $1,670 for books and supplies and $165 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $22,173 which is 49.6% higher than Nevada residents. The tuition charge is $10,438 while room and board is $6,000, books and supplies are $1,670 and other fees come in at $165.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Great Basin College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Great Basin College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,578
$30,001 to $48,000$8,336
$48,001 to $75,000$10,132
$75,001 to $110,000$11,165

The average reported annual net price for Great Basin College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,079 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

74% of full-time undergrad Great Basin College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,228 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 7% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,381.

Finanical Aid Great Basin College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,228 74%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,580 23%
Pell Grants $4,135 31%
Other Federal Grants $875 0%
State and Local Grants $2,351 62%
Federal Student Loans $6,381 7%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Great Basin College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $28,544. The loan balance of $28,544 is a four year multiple of the $7,136 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $272 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $28,544
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $272.34
Total Interest Paid $4,136.95
Sum of All Loan Payments $32,680.95

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Nevada Residents Non Residents
1 $14,818 $22,173
2 $15,315 $22,917
3 $15,829 $23,686
4 $16,361 $24,481

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Great Basin College to be $59,272 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Great Basin College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Nevada Residents $107 $321 $428
Out of State Residents $365 $1,095 $1,460

Estimated cost for a class at Great Basin College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Great Basin College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Great Basin College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182306 IPEDS survey data for Great Basin College.