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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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GBC - On a Mission

Mission Statement

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"Transforming lives through education!"


  • Student Experience
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Sustainability (IDEAS)
  • Workforce Development
  • Community
  • Institutional Effectiveness
  • Resources

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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