Columbia Basin College
- The teacher population of 178 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
|Columbia Basin College||(WA) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||178 staff||145 staff|
|Total Enrollment||6,385 students||4,463 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||36:1||31:1|
|# Full-Time Students||3,565 students||2,353 students|
|# Part-Time Students||2,820 students||2,110 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$36,400||$36,300|
- CBC exists in an environment of diversity, fairness and equity to ensure that the people of Benton and Franklin counties have access to educational programs providing sufficient knowledge for higher educational achievement, meaningful employment, basic skills development, cultural enrichment, physical and emotional well-being. Founded in 1955, Columbia Basin College has served Benton and Franklin counties for half a century. The first classes at Columbia Basin College were authorized by the State Board of Education in May 1955. Classes began in September 1955 in temporary quarters at the Pasco Naval Base. The Pasco School District received title to more than 150 acres of land for the present campus site in Pasco. CBC's first permanent building was completed in 1957 and is the current V Building. CBC's capital construction program has since added 17 permanent buildings. Columbia Basin College is your community college. The college offers Transfer Degrees, Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.), Associate in Arts and Science Degrees (A.A.), Associate in Science Degrees (A.A.S.-T.), Certificate Programs and Certificate of General Studies. The college ia accreditated by the Northwest Association of Colleges and Universities to award degrees and certificates.
- The nearest community college to Columbia Basin College is Walla Walla Community College (41.9 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 10,536 students | 41.90 Mi500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla,  WA  99362
- 1,731 students | 42.50 Mi2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton,  OR  97801
- 2,016 students | 65.30 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
Moses Lake,  WA  98837
- 3,950 students | 71.20 MiSouth 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima,  WA  98907
- 3,510 students | 99.70 Mi1300 Fifth St
Wenatchee,  WA  98801