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.
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Many high profile attacks have not occurred in L.A. or Detroit or NYC but in smaller communities around the country and world. The rural communities Great Basin College serves have always been considered safe from the major violent incidents. That is no longer guaranteed. All communities in the country have the unfortunate potential to experience and incident. The reality is one mentally ill person who thinks this type of act is their only option could live anywhere. Be sure you know how to Run, Shelter within or Resist (fight back) should you ever be in this type of situation. Attend the training offered each semester by the Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security.
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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!
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