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Great Basin College covers 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Oregon, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, and California.

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About Great Basin College

Great Basin College, ”The Gold Standard in the Silver State”, offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in academic, career, and technical education areas.

GBC serves students 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. Branch campuses also serve the communities of Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump, and Winnemucca. Satellite centers are located in nearly 20 communities across rural Nevada. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. Branch campuses also serve the communities of Battle Mountain, Ely, Pahrump, and Winnemucca. Satellite centers are located in nearly 20 communities across rural Nevada.

In 1967, ten local businessmen began planning a community college in rural northeastern Nevada. Later that year, Elko Community College began operation at Elko High School with 367 students and more than 30 courses.

In 2017, GBC celebrated its 50th anniversary with year-long events both on and off campus. 50 years, and counting, of making a difference in the lives of students!

Why 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!

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